Atlanta Braves in History (Part 3)

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  • 1990-11-06 Braves' Dave Justice wins NL Rookie of Year
  • 1991-09-11 Atlanta Braves Kent Mercker, Mark Wohlers & Alejandro Pena pitched 1st combined no-hitter in NL, beating San Diego Padres, 1-0

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1991-09-24 Deion Sanders, left Braves July 31 to report to NFL Falcons, returns

NFL Legend Deion Sanders
NFL Legend
Deion Sanders
  • 1991-10-17 MLB National League Championship: Atlanta Braves beat Pittsburgh Pirates, 4 games to 3
  • 1991-10-27 World Series Baseball: Minnesota Twins beat Atlanta Braves, 1-0 in 10 in Game 7 at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome; win 2nd title since move to Minneapolis; MVP: Twins pitcher Jack Morris
  • 1991-11-20 Atlanta Braves Terry Pendleton wins NL MVP
  • 1992-09-29 Atlanta Braves wins 2nd straight NL West title
  • 1992-10-03 Atlanta Braves end season with 1-0 victory v San Diego Padres at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium for franchise record 98th MLB win (old record 95 in 1957)
  • 1992-10-11 Deion Sanders, plays for Atlanta Falcons (NFL) & Braves (Baseball)
  • 1992-10-14 MLB National League Championship: Atlanta Braves beat Pittsburgh Pirates, 4 games to 3
  • 1992-10-17 1st Baseball World Series featuring non-American team; Game 1: Toronto Blue Jays lose 3-1 to Braves at Atlanta–Fulton County Stadium
  • 1992-10-18 1st non-American team to win a Baseball World Series game; Toronto Blue Jays beat Atlanta Braves, 5-4 at Atlanta–Fulton County Stadium
  • 1992-10-20 1st Baseball World Series game is played outside United States; Toronto Blue Jays beat Atlanta Braves, 3-2 in Game 3 at SkyDome in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1992-10-22 Atlanta Braves become 1st American team to win a Baseball World Series game outside of United States; beat Toronto Blue Jays, 7-2 in Game 5 at SkyDome in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1992-10-24 World Series Baseball: Toronto Blue Jays beat Atlanta Braves, 4-3 in Game 6 at Atlanta–Fulton County Stadium to win their first-ever title; MVP: Toronto catcher Pat Borders
  • 1993-10-13 MLB National League Championship: Philadelphia Phillies beat Atlanta Braves, 4 games to 2

  • 1994-07-12 All star MVP: Fred McGriff (Atlanta Braves)

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1995-09-16 Greg Maddux of Braves sets record of 17 consecutive road victory

MLB Pitching Legend Greg Maddux
MLB Pitching Legend
Greg Maddux
  • 1995-10-14 Atlanta Braves become 1st team to sweep in NL playoff (beat Reds)
  • 1995-10-14 MLB National League Championship: Atlanta Braves beat Cincinnati Reds, 4 games to 0
  • 1995-10-28 World Series Baseball: Atlanta Braves beat Cleveland Indians, 1-0 in Game 6 at Atlanta–Fulton County Stadium to win their 3rd title; MVP: Braves starter Tom Glavine
  • 1996-10-14 Braves blow out St Louis, 14-0 in an NLCS game
  • 1996-10-17 MLB National League Championship: Atlanta Braves beat St. Louis Cardinals, 4 games to 3
  • 1996-10-19 Braves beat NY Yanks by record tying 11 runs, 12-1 in a World Series
  • 1996-10-20 Braves Andruw Jones is youngest player to homer in World Series
  • 1996-10-23 New York Yankees set record recovering from 0-6 in Baseball World Series game to beat Braves, 8-6 in Game 4 at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium; record 7th straight post-season road win
  • 1996-10-26 World Series Baseball: New York beats Atlanta Braves, 3-2 in Game 6 at Yankee Stadium to win club's 23rd title; MVP: Bronx Bombers' reliever John Wetteland
  • 1996-11-11 Atlanta Braves starting pitcher John Smoltz wins NL Cy Young Award; Pat Hentgen of the Toronto Blue Jays claims AL Award
  • 1997-03-25 Indians trade Lofton & Embree to Braves for Grissom & Justice
  • 1997-03-29 1st game at Turner Field Atlanta, Braves beats Yanks 2-0 (exhibition)
  • 1997-04-04 Braves officially open Turner Field against Cubs
  • 1997-04-30 Atlanta Braves win record 19 games in April
  • 1997-05-16 Atlanta Braves beat St Louis Cardinals, 1-0 in 13 innings
  • 1997-08-10 Atlanta Braves sign Greg Maddux to record 5 year, $575 Million deal
  • 1997-10-14 MLB National League Championship: Florida Marlins beat Atlanta Braves, 4 games to 2
  • 1998-03-31 Milwaukee becomes first team since the inception of the American League in 1901 to switch MLB leagues; Brewers lose first NL game, 2-1 to the Braves in Atlanta
  • 1998-10-14 MLB National League Championship: San Diego Padres beat Atlanta Braves, 4 games to 2
  • 1999-10-19 MLB National League Championship: Atlanta Braves beat New York Mets, 4 games to 2
  • 1999-10-27 World Series Baseball: New York Yankees beat Atlanta, 4-1 in Game 4 at Yankee Stadium to sweep Braves and retain title; MVP: Yankees closer Mariano Rivera
  • 2001-10-05 MLB's Atlanta Braves become first pro sports team to win 10 straight division titles after mauling the Marlins, 20-3 to clinch the NL East title; NBA's Boston Celtics (1957-65) & LA Lakers (1982-90) both won 9 in a row
  • 2001-10-21 MLB National League Championship: Arizona Diamondbacks beat Atlanta Braves, 4 games to 1
  • 2003-09-28 Final game played at Philadelphia's Veterans Stadium, Atlanta Braves defeat Phillies, 5-2
  • 2003-10-05 Chicago Cubs win their first MLB postseason series since the 1908 World Series with 5-1 win v Atlanta Braves in Game 5 NLDS at Turner Field
  • 2005-09-27 Atlanta Braves clinch their 14th straight division title thanks to Philadelphia's loss to the New York Mets
  • 2007-08-05 Atlanta left-hander Tom Glavine becomes only the 23rd pitcher in MLB history to reach the 300 win milestone as the Braves beat Cubs, 8-3

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