Atlanta Braves

baseball team and Major League Baseball franchise in Atlanta, Georgia, United States

The Atlanta Braves are a Major League baseball team based in Atlanta, Georgia. The Braves currently play just outside the city limits in the Cobb County community of Cumberland at Truist Park, which opened as SunTrust Park in 2017 and was renamed in 2020. From 1991 to 2005, the Braves won their division every year except for 1994 when the season ended early due to a players' strike. They have won four World Series championships. Their first was in 1914 over the Philadelphia Athletics. They won their second championship in 1957 when they beat the New York Yankees in seven games. In 1995, the Braves defeated the Cleveland Indians. In 2021, they defeated the Houston Astros for their fourth title. One famous player that was on the Braves was Hank Aaron, who played for the team from 1954 to 1976.

Atlanta Braves
2022 Atlanta Braves season
Established in 1871
Based in Atlanta since 1966
Atlanta Braves Insignia.svg
Cap insignia
Major league affiliations


Retired numbers3 · 6 · 10 · 21 · 29 · 31 · 35 · 41 · 42 · 44 · 47
Colors
  • Navy, Scarlet, White
     
Name
  • Atlanta Braves (1966–present)

Milwaukee Braves (1953 - 1965)

Other nicknames
  • The Bravos, The Team of the 90s, America's Team
Ballpark
Major league titles
World Series titles (4)2021 · 1995 · 1957 · 1914
NL Pennants (18)2021 · 1999 · 1996 · 1995 · 1992 · 1991 · 1958 · 1957 · 1948 · 1914 · 1898 · 1897 · 1893 · 1892 · 1891 · 1883 · 1878 · 1877
East Division titles (16)2021 · 2020 · 2019 · 2018 · 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
ManagerBrian Snitker
General ManagerAlex Anthopoulos
President of Baseball OperationsAlex Anthopoulos

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.