The Atlanta Braves Rookie Project

I’m a lifelong Braves Fan and I’ve wanted to collect my team for awhile, and what better way to do that than with Rookie Cards. Theirs a lot of players who have played for the braves in the last 100 years, so I’m going to do it a bit differently. I’m going to try to grab a rookie of everyone who has ever: Been on the Braves and made it to the Hall of Fame, Been enshrined in the Team Hall of Fame, been to an All-Star Game, won a season award, or that may be a fan favorite.

This section may contain some scans from the vintage baseball rookie page of more notable players, but should be rather limited in duplication

Hall of Fame Enshrined as a Brave

Boston Beaneaters/Braves/Red Stockings

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   Rabbit Maranville   Tom McCarthy  Vic Willis

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                          Hugh Duffy            Frank Selee              Kid Nichols

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John Clarkson George Wright

Milwaukee

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Hank Aaron                Eddie Mathews          Warren Spahn

Altanta

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        Phil Niekro            Bobby Cox                  Tom Glavine

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John Smoltz     Chipper Jones


Hall of Famers who played for ATL

ordered by contribution

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         Greg Maddux      Joe Torre          Red Schoendienst  

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Al Spalding  Johnny Evers    Bill McKechnie

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                    Billy Hamilton             Ernie Lombardi           Billy Southworth

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Jimmy Collins    Al López   Dave Bancroft

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                     Hoyt Wilhem       Bruce Sutter  Casey Stengel

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                           Orlando Cepeda         Rube Marquard         Hoss Radburn

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                    Gaylord Perry     Enos Slaughter     Paul Waner

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    Tony LaRussa


Braves Team Hall of Fame

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      Ted Turner              Dale Murphy    Ernie Johnson

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                 Lew Burdette            John Sain                      Del Crandall

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Pete Van Wieren    Tommy Holmes     Skip Carey

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   Ralph Garr                    David Justice              Javy Lopez

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 Don Sutton    John Schuerholz      Andruw Jones

Multiple Time All Stars

5 or more Time

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Brian McCann

4 Time

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    Frank Bolling                Wally Berger               Johnny Logan

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Phil Masi   Craig Kimbrel

3 Time

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Fred McGriff             Eddie Miller            Bob Elliott

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             Felix Millan              

2 Time

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       Andres Galarraga      Mort Cooper          Gene Conley

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Bob Buhl                           Bruce Benedict             Joe Adcock

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                 Felipe Alou         Al Javery              Freddie Freeman

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Julio Teheran

 All Stars

sorted by rookie year

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       Fred Frankhouse        Tony Cuccinello    Lou Fette

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Gene Moore             James Tobin                 Johnny Hopp

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  Walker Cooper       Eddie Stanky        Vern Bickford

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Connie Ryan        Jim Turner            Don McMahon

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Nate Andrews                Bob Shaw                Denny Lemaster

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  Rico Carty     Davey Johnson                       Ron Reed

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 Andy Messersmith          Darrell Evans           Willie Montanez

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Buzz Capra              Jeff Burroughs            Gary Matthews         

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  Dick Ruthven    Claudell Washington           Biff Pocoroba         

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        Ozzie Virgil           Bob Horner                Glenn Hubbard

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       Pascual Perez               Rafael Ramirez                     Gerald Perry      

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Walt Weiss        John Burkett                   Gary Sheffield                   

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      Greg Olson         Steve Avery                 Mike Remlinger

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    Denny Neagle              Kenny Lofton                 Mark Wohlers           
  

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Brian Jordan               Billy Wagner                Edgar Renteria    

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Russ Ortiz                       Kevin Millwood             Tim Hudson

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Marcus Giles      Omar Infante    Johnny Estrada   

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        Jair Jurrjens                  Martin Prado              Michael Bourn 

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              Dan Uggla       Jason Heyward        Jonny Venters    

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Shelby Miller   Ender Inciarte

Award Winners

MVP

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Terry Pendleton

Gold Glove

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          Clete Boyer          Mike Hampton             Andrelton Simmons

Silver Sluggers

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             Jeff Blauser                 Ron Gant        Justin Upton

Rookies of the Years

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Samuel Jethroe                Earl Williams                  Rafael Furcal

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Alvin Dark

No Hitters

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     Jeff Pfeffer            Jim Wilson             Kent Mercker

Single Season Record Holders

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 Tony Cloninger              Otis Nixon

Members of a Championship Team

1995 Champs

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  Marquis Grissom                Ryan Kelsko                 Mark Lemke

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           Rafael Belliard                 Charlie O’Brien

1917 Champs

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Herbie Moran

57 Champs

 

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      Andy Pafko               Bill Bruton              Ray Crone

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         Frank Torre      Wes Covington   Dave Jolly

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Felix Mantilla  Del Rice    Fred Haney

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Bob Hazle Mel Roach Juan Pizarro

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Bobby Thomson Bob Trowbridge John Demerit

Fan Favorites

 1960’s

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Milt Pappas       Pat Jarvis   Cecil Upshaw

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Sonny Jackson    Denis Menke

1970’s

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Craig Skok    Jim Nash    Joe Niekro

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 Tom House   Adrian Devine    Rowland Office

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Dusty Baker

1980’s

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Lonnie Smith    Steve Bedrosian & Brett Butler

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Zane Smith     Al Hrabosky     Craig McMurtry

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Chris Chambliss    Gene Garber   Ken Griffey Sr.

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 Jerry Royster     Rick Camp     Rick Mahler

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     Marty Clary    Paul Assenmacher   Terry Forster

1990’s

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  Sid Bream    Deion Sanders   John Rocker

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Mike Stanton  Charlie Leibrandt     Alejandro Pena

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Marvin Freeman    Pete Smith      Jeff Treadway

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Francisco Cabrera         Brian Hunter  Greg McMichael

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Wes Helms   Leo Mazzone  Brad Clontz

 

2000’s

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   JD Drew    Adam Laroche     Julio Franco

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Kerry Ligtenberg           Jeff Francoeur     Yunel Escobar

2010’s

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Evan Gattis      Ervin Santana    Kris Medlen

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Alex Wood      Cameron Maybin

Current Starters

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Mike Foltynewicz    Jace Peterson    Arodys Vizcaino

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Tyrell Jenkins

The Future

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    Matt Wisler  Manny Banuelos   Jason Hursh

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Rio Ruiz   Dustin Peterson  Max Fried

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Andrew Thurman   Lucas Sims  Mauricio Cabrera

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Jordan Paroubeck  Braxton Davidson, Garett Fulenchek

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