Atlanta Braves

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Atlanta Braves
2014 Atlanta Braves season
Established 1871
Based in Atlanta since 1966
Atlanta Braves Insignia.svg
Cap insignia
Major league affiliations
Retired numbers 3 · 6 · 10 · 21 · 29 · 31 · 35 · 41 · 42 · 44 · 47
Colors
  • Navy, Scarlet, White

                 

Name
  • Atlanta Braves (1966–present)
Other nicknames
  • The Bravos, The Team of the 90s, America's Team
Ballpark
Major league titles
World Series titles (3) 1995 · 1957 · 1914
NL Pennants (17) 1999 · 1996 · 1995 · 1992 · 1991 · 1958 · 1957 · 1948 · 1914 · 1898 · 1897 · 1893 · 1892 · 1891 · 1883 · 1878 · 1877
East Division titles (12) 2013 · 2005 · 2004 · 2003 · 2002 · 2001 · 2000 · 1999 · 1998 · 1997 · 1996 · 1995
West Division titles (5) 1993 · 1992 · 1991 · 1982 · 1969
Wild card berths (2) 2012 · 2010
Front office
Owner(s) Liberty Media
Manager Fredi González
General Manager Frank Wren
President of Baseball Operations John Schuerholz

The Atlanta Braves are a Major League baseball team in Atlanta, Georgia. The Braves' home stadium is Turner Field where they have been playing since 1997. From 1991 to 2005 the Braves, with the exception of 1994 because of a strike, won their division. They won the World Series in 1995 against the Cleveland Indians. One famous player that was on the Braves was Hank Aaron, from 1954 to 1976.

The Braves are the oldest team in major league baseball. They began in 1871 in Boston, Massachusetts. They were originally called the "Boston Red Stockings". Later they were known as the "Boston Beaneaters". In 1912 they were renamed as the "Boston Braves". They moved to Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1953, where they were known as the "Milwaukee Braves". They moved to Atlanta in 1966.