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Fans Welcome Chipper to the Hall of Fame

Congratulations to Chipper Jones on his induction to the Baseball Hall of Fame along with the five other members of the 2018 Class.  Cooperstown was filled with fans from Braves Country, including a number of Atlanta 400 Baseball Fan Club members.  The sidewalks of Main Street were jammed for the Legends Parade on Saturday (see

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Four Braves Named to 2018 All-Star Team

The Braves honored their four 2018 All-Stars in a pre-game ceremony at SunTrust Park before the game with Toronto last week.  Freddie Freeman, Nick Markakis, Ozzie Albies, and Mike Foltynewicz will show their stuff at the All-Star Game in Washington, DC, on Tuesday, July 17.  It was the first time the Braves had four All-Stars

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Read about High School All-Stars & More!

The June issue of our bi-monthly newsletter, The Tomahawk Times, is now available online.  Read and see photos from the Metro Atlanta High School All-Star Recognition Ceremony at SunTrust Park on May 31st.  Check out the Fan Club’s list of upcoming activities.  Find out how much fun we’ve been having at our monthly socials.  Keep

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2018 Metro High School All-Stars Announced

The top high school baseball players in Metro Atlanta will be honored at the Fan Club’s Annual High School All-Star Ceremony on Thursday, May 31, at SunTrust Park. The guest speaker at the awards program will be Alex Anthopoulos.  A pre-game, on-field recognition ceremony for the 2018 All-Stars will follow.  The photo above was taken at last year’s event.  For more

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Chipper Elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame

Atlanta Braves switch-hitting third baseman Chipper Jones has been elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame on the 1st ballot (97.2%).  The numbers tell the story of his great career: 468 home runs, 1,624 RBIs, .303 career batting average, NL batting title in 2008, NL MVP in 1999, and eight-time All-Star in 19 seasons

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The Fan Club Changes Its Name!

After more than a half century we are changing our Fan Club’s name.  We have proudly been the Braves 400 Fan Club since 1965, a year before the Braves moved to Atlanta.  Our new name is the Atlanta 400 Baseball Fan Club. Last November John Schuerholz and Derek Schiller approached us to see if we

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Opening Day at SunTrust Park: Go Braves!

The Big Day finally arrived!  Many of the sellout crowd of 41,149 came early to discover what the Braves splendid new ballpark and The Battery Atlanta has to offer. Fans were not disappointed.  The spirited pre-game ceremony included the unveiling of the Braves retired numbers, Hank Aaron tossing out the first ball, and a ceremonial

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A Most Excellent Goodbye to Turner Field

The Braves did themselves proud yesterday in their Final Game at Turner Field.  Julio Teheran outdueled Justin Verlander and Jim Johnson closed the deal in a 1-0 victory over the Tigers in front of a packed, chopping house. The pregame and postgame ceremonies highlighted the many successes of the franchise, as fans enthusiastically welcomed back

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Fan Club Does Turner Field Countdown

The Braves 400 Fan Club tore down No. 40 as part of the Turner Field Countdown on Tuesday, June 28, after the 5th inning of the game against the Indians.  Representing the Fan Club were officers: Dave Badertscher, Arlene Langer, and Lynn Walley.  It was a big job, but they proved they could handle it.

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Article on Fan Club by AJC’s Mark Davis

The January 22, 2015 edition of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution features a lively, well-crafted article by AJC staff writer, Mark Davis, on the Braves 400 Fan Club’s 50th anniversary celebration, 1965-2015.  The article was based on an interview with Club members Wayne Coleman, Rick Wheeler, and Dave Badertscher. You’ll learn about the Club’s annual Gameboree banquet

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