For fourteen consecutive seasonsfrom 1991 through 2005the Braves won the National League East title, a testimony to the franchise''s rock-solid foundation. The names have become a part of baseball lore: Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, John Smoltz, Bobby Cox, and Chipper Jones, among them.The Braves are the only franchise to have won a World Series representing three different citiesBoston, Milwaukee, and Atlanta. It is the franchise of Hank Aaron, baseball''s all-time home run leader and one of the game''s icons. It is also the franchise that gave us Warren Spahn, Dale Murphy, and former owner Ted Turner, who transformed the sport when he made the Braves America''s baseball team through cable television. Filled with stunning historical and contemporary photographs, along with humorous trivia and plenty of statistics for die-hard fans, 101 Reasons to Love the Braves is the perfect book for any fan of the Atlanta Braves.
Some books are as deep as a canyon. Others are like a Texas stream after a thunderstorm--a mile wide and an inch deep. Braves fans, welcome to Texas."101 Reasons To Love the Braves" is a fast read, mostly photos and captions. You'll learn a little about the Braves that you didn't know, and you'll be reminded of some things you knew but forgot. If you are a fan of baseball history, or better yet, if you are a devotee of the Boston, Milwaukee, or Atlanta incarnati..