1966 Atlanta Braves

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1966 Atlanta Braves / Franchise: Atlanta Braves / BR Team Page[edit]

Record: 85-77, Finished 5th in National League (1966 NL)

Managed by Bobby Bragan (52-59) and Billy Hitchcock (33-18)

Coaches: Billy Hitchcock, Grover Resinger, Ken Silvestri, Jo-Jo White and Whit Wyatt

Ballpark: Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium

History, Comments, Contributions[edit]

The 1966 Atlanta Braves were the first edition of the franchise to play in Atlanta, GA, after stints in Boston, MA and Milwaukee, WI. They were not only the first major league team to play in the city, but the first in the deep south.

Awards and Honors[edit]

Further Reading[edit]

  • Milo Hamilton, as told to Dan Schlossberg: "Milo's Memories: When the Braves Came to Atlanta", in Baseball in the Peach State, The National Pastime, SABR, Volume 40 (2010), pp. 137-139.