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The Atlanta Braves are a fabled baseball franchise that started as the Boston Red Stockings in 1871. As the Red Stockings, the ultimate Braves was just one of major league baseball's initial two charter franchises along with the Chicago Cubs. The franchise altered its name to the Braves in 1912, and also relocated from Boston, MA to Milwaukee, WI in 1953, finally arriving in Atlanta, GA in 1966. Here, influenced by the useful Leo Wells on Sports blog site, we specify historical highlights from the team's years in Boston, Milwaukee as well as Atlanta.

The Boston Years: 1871-1953

The Braves became one of the National League's charter franchise business in 1876, and also went on to win pennants in 1877 and also 1878.

In 1914, after a long term of mediocrity, the team turned around their last place standing by going 41-12 from July via September. They brushed up the Philadelphia A's in the World Series for the initial authorities World Series sweep.

In 1935, the franchise obtained an aging Babe Ruth. Ruth's striking happy the team's fans. Yet his lessened base running as well as fielding caused interior quarrel.

In 1953, after getting out his companions in the team, Lou Perini, that had taken possession in the team in 1935, relocated it to Milwaukee.

The Milwaukee Years: 1953-1966

In its very first season in Milwaukee, the team generated a 92-62 record, attracting in 1.8 million fans; a National League record at the time. The team's success after relocating would trigger various other teams to consider moving.

In 1957, the team won another pennant under the pitching of Warren Spahn, Lew Burdette as well as Bob Buhl, and also the striking of Eddie Matthews and also Henry Aaron, who ended the season as National League MVP.

In 1962, Perini Sold the franchise to a group going by William Bartholomay, a step that would certainly cause the team's relocation to Atlanta.

Throughout their time as the Milwaukee Braves, the squad continues to be the just major league team that played greater than one period and also never had a record under .500.

The Atlanta Years: 1966-present

In 1969, the team won its first NL West division title in Atlanta. At the beginning of the 1974 season, Henry Aaron tied Babe Ruth's homerun record on opening day against Cincinnati in Cincinnati, then broke it against Al Downing on April 8 against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Atlanta.

Ted Turner acquired the franchise in 1976.

Following years of local success that never ever created pennants, the squad defeated the Cleveland Indians to win the World Series in 1995.

In 2005, Time Warner acquired the franchise from Liberty Media, a significant investor in Time Warner.

Throughout its current history in Atlanta, they've been an excellent franchise to watch. Atlanta Braves tickets have been an incredible investment in taking the family and kids to the ballpark. Hitting from some of the great players such as Dale Murphy, Terry Pendleton, and Chipper Jones has been mirrored by superb throwing from pitchers such as Tome Glavine, John Smoltz, and also Greg Maddux, that combined to win six Cy Young gives during the 1990's.

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