Braves Museum & Hall of Fame
755 Hank Aaron Drive
Atlanta, Georgia 30315
Boston Section (1871-1952)
This section features a painted mural of South End Grounds, which was home to the team from 1871 to 1915. While in Boston, the Braves were called the Red Stockings,
Beaneaters, Doves, Rustlers and Bees, which is outlined by the "What's in a Name?" display. Other highlights include the 1914 World Series exhibit, 1948 World Series exhibit, Alvin Dark--1948 Rookie
of the Year exhibit, 1935 Boston Braves reproduction Babe Ruth photos, contract and jersey.
Milwaukee Section (1953-1965)
This section features a 26-foot cross section of an original 1954 Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Car, the "Bobolink," with a refurbished interior and artifacts from
the time period. Visitors are able to walk through the car and listen to an audiotape of baseball great Hank Aaron and broadcast legend Ernie Johnson describing their experiences riding on trains
with the team. Other key artifacts include correspondence and telegrams concerning Hank Aaron's signing, 1956 World Series "ghost" pin, 1963 Warren Spahn and Eddie Mathews jerseys, 1957 World Series
ring, Ernie Johnson Sr.'s jacket, glove and cap from the 1957 World Series, Bob Rush's complete uniform from the 1958 World Series.
Atlanta History (1966-present)
This section begins with a 14-minute video on Atlanta Braves highlights beginning opening day in 1966. Photo opportunities are available on the original dugout
bench from Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium and in front of a section of Braves lockers. Other highlights include 1995 World Series trophy; Hank Aaron's record breaking 715th home run bat and ball; Phil
Niekro display including his 1967 contract, one of his five Gold Gloves and his 300th win ball; Construction video on the Olympic Stadium, its transformation to Turner Field and the implosion of Atlanta-Fulton
County Stadium; Dale Murphy, Bob Horner, Darrell Evans, and Joe Torre jerseys; Bats, caps and jerseys from the 1990s - belonging to Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine David Justice, John Smoltz, etc.; Four National
League trophies presented to John Schuerholz; Championship rings from the 1990s; Knee brace worn by Sid Bream during his 1992 NLCS slide home; Chipper Jones, Terry Pendleton and Dale Murphy's MVP Awards;
Tom Glavine's Silver Slugger Award.
In 2003, the museum added a giant scoreboard, which features franchise and Atlanta leaders in pitching in hitting. Updated daily, the board keeps visitors abreast of upcoming
Braves records and milestones.
The Early Days of Atlanta Baseball
Baseball began in Atlanta in 1866, exactly 100 years before the Atlanta Braves began their first
season. A permanent photo exhibit featuring baseball in Atlanta before the Braves, specifically the Atlanta Crackers (1901-65) and Atlanta
Black Crackers, opened on the Lexus Level in 2002. Photos of influential leaders, key players and the home of both teams, Ponce de Leon
Park, are all part of this reminiscent and educational display.
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