The Atlanta Braves may not have been to the World Series in over a decade, but that does not mean they are strangers to October baseball. The Braves have made it to the Fall Classic at least twice in each of the three cities they have called home.
With plenty of highs and lows, here is a look at the Atlanta Braves' complete World Series history:
World Series Champions: 1914 Boston Braves, 1957 Milwaukee Braves, 1995 Atlanta Braves
Most Common Opponent: New York Yankees. In the Braves' nine trips to the World Series, they have faced off with the Yankees four times (1957, '58, '96, '99). Their only win came in 1957.
Overall Record: 24-29
Unsung Hero: CF Marquis Grissom. Marquis Grissom played for the Braves in the 1995 and 1996 World Series. In those two series, Grissom hit for an unbelievable .403 average. In 12 games, Grissom had 21 hits, recorded six RBIs, and scored seven runs.
Best Team: The 1995 Atlanta Braves won the World Series with a group of surefire Hall of Famers, including manager Bobby Cox, P Greg Maddux, P Tom Glavine, and 3B Chipper Jones. The roster also included P John Smoltz and 1B Fred McGriff.
The Greatest World Series Ever: While debatable, many consider the 1991 World Series to be the greatest ever. The Minnesota Twins defeated the Atlanta Braves four games to three. In the series, the home team won every game. Game 6 and Game 7 both went to extra innings, with the Twins getting walkoff wins each game.
Christopher Beheler is a Georgia native and lifelong Atlanta Braves fan.
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