In 2023, The Atlanta Braves hosted their fifth annual 44 Classic presented by Nike on Saturday, September 23 and Sunday, September 24 at Truist Park. This showcase, with participating sponsor Truist, featured the top diverse high school baseball talent from the Southeast, including from the Braves’ RBI Fall Development Program.
On Saturday, September 23, 44 players took part in an exclusive pro-style workout, including a Home Run Derby, throwing and fielding drills, batting practice, and more. On Sunday, September 24, the athletes played an exhibition game coached by Braves alumni Marquis Grissom, Marvin Freeman, and Johnny Estrada. Professional scouts and college coaches attended on both days.