The Most Famous Braves Player: Ranking the All-Time Greats

Choose the player you think is the most famous!

Author: Gregor Krambs
Updated on Feb 28, 2024 07:01
Welcome to StrawPoll's ultimate ranking of the most famous Braves players in history! As a dedicated fan, it's your chance to make your voice heard and cast your vote for your all-time favorite Braves legend. From iconic sluggers to unforgettable pitchers, our list boasts some of the most talented and renowned players who've donned the Braves uniform. But we understand the passion that comes with being a fan, so if you feel like we've missed out on a deserving candidate, feel free to suggest your hero and rally support for their inclusion. Step up to the plate, let your fandom shine, and together, let's discover who truly is the most famous Braves player of all time! So, what are you waiting for? Swing into action, vote now, and share this ranking with your fellow Braves enthusiasts!

Who Is the Most Famous Braves Player?

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    Hank Aaron
    Unknown authorUnknown author · Public domain
    Known as "Hammerin' Hank," Aaron is one of the greatest baseball players of all time. He spent 21 seasons with the Braves and hit a record-breaking 755 career home runs. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1982.
    Hank Aaron in other rankings
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    Chipper Jones
    Djh57 · CC BY-SA 3.0
    Jones spent his entire 19-year career with the Braves and was a key player in the team's dominance in the 1990s and 2000s. He was a seven-time All-Star and won the National League MVP award in 1999.
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    Maddux is one of the greatest pitchers in baseball history and spent 11 seasons with the Braves. He won four consecutive Cy Young awards from 1992-1995 and was a key member of the team's World Series championship in 1995.
    Greg Maddux in other rankings
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    Tom Glavine
    EricEnfermero · CC BY-SA 3.0
    Glavine spent 17 seasons with the Braves and was a key member of the team's pitching staff in the 1990s and early 2000s. He won two Cy Young awards and was a 10-time All-Star.
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    Warren Spahn
    Unknown authorUnknown author · Public domain
    Spahn spent 21 seasons with the Braves and is one of the greatest left-handed pitchers in baseball history. He won 363 games and was a 17-time All-Star.
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    Jones spent 12 seasons with the Braves and was one of the best defensive center fielders in baseball history. He won 10 Gold Glove awards and was a five-time All-Star.
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    Murphy spent 15 seasons with the Braves and was a two-time National League MVP. He was a seven-time All-Star and won five Gold Glove awards.
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    John Smoltz
    U.S.Air Force photo/Don Peek · Public domain
    Smoltz spent 21 seasons with the Braves and was a key member of the team's pitching staff in the 1990s and early 2000s. He won the Cy Young award in 1996 and was a eight-time All-Star.
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    Niekro spent 20 seasons with the Braves and was one of the greatest knuckleball pitchers in baseball history. He won 318 games and was a five-time All-Star.
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    Eddie Mathews
    Unknown authorUnknown author · Public domain
    Mathews spent 15 seasons with the Braves and was one of the greatest third basemen in baseball history. He hit 512 career home runs and was a 12-time All-Star.

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This is a community-based ranking of the most famous Braves player. We do our best to provide fair voting, but it is not intended to be exhaustive. So if you notice something or player is missing, feel free to help improve the ranking!

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More information on most famous braves player

The Atlanta Braves have a rich history in baseball, dating back to their founding in 1871 as the Boston Red Stockings. Over the years, the team has seen many legendary players come and go, but one question that fans and analysts alike continue to debate is, "Who is the most famous Braves player of all time?" There are several strong contenders for this title, including Hank Aaron, who spent 21 seasons with the Braves and is widely regarded as one of the greatest baseball players of all time. Another candidate is Chipper Jones, who spent his entire 19-year career with the Braves and was a key part of their success in the 1990s and 2000s. Other notable Braves players who could be considered for this title include Warren Spahn, who won 363 games over his 21-year career with the team, and Greg Maddux, who won four consecutive Cy Young Awards with the Braves in the 1990s. Ultimately, the answer to this question may depend on one's personal preferences and criteria for what makes a player "famous." However, one thing is certain: the Atlanta Braves have been home to some of the greatest players in baseball history, and their contributions to the game will be remembered for generations to come.

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