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Atlanta Braves announce the 2021 Hank Aaron Weekend presented by Delta Air Lines July 30 – August 1

Weekend will celebrate Hank Aaron’s legacy of furthering the spirit of equity and positive social change as a player, philanthropist, front office executive, and businessman
June 7, 2021

ATLANTA (June 7, 2021) – The Atlanta Braves will celebrate Hank Aaron Weekend presented by Delta Air Lines when the team comes home to face the Milwaukee Brewers, July 30 – Aug. 1. The 2021 Hank Aaron Weekend will showcase the standard of excellence Aaron established through his on- and

Atlanta Braves and Major League Baseball Partner with The Warrior Alliance to Establish Community Veteran Facility at The Battery Atlanta

The Warrior Alliance Home Base at The Battery Atlanta set to open in July 2021
May 27, 2021

ATLANTA (May 27, 2021) – The Atlanta Braves, through the Atlanta Braves Foundation and with the support of Major League Baseball’s Legacy Fund, are partnering with The Warrior Alliance (TWA) to establish a community veteran facility at The Battery Atlanta. The new facility, named “The Warrior Alliance Home Base at

Atlanta Braves partner with Georgia High School Association to host 5A, 6A and 7A Baseball Championship Games at Truist Park

The partnership is a part of the team’s ongoing initiatives to help grow youth baseball in the state
May 14, 2021

ATLANTA (May 14, 2021) – The Atlanta Braves have partnered with the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) to host the second annual GHSA 5A, 6A, and 7A Baseball State Championships at Truist Park. Designed to showcase baseball talent in the Southeast, the championships are an extension of the organization’s efforts

Atlanta Braves 2021 Art in the Park Poster Series to honor Hank Aaron

May 13, 2021

ATLANTA (May 13, 2021) – Today, the Atlanta Braves announced the 2021 Art in the Park poster series, which began in 2019 and celebrates the talents of diverse designers and artists. The 2021 series will feature six limited edition designs to honor Hank Aaron. All proceeds from the sale of

Beginning May 7, Atlanta Braves to expand capacity to 100 percent 

April 28, 2021

ATLANTA (April 28, 2021) – With vaccinations across the Southeast increasing and health and safety protocols still in place, the Atlanta Braves are set to resume normal Truist Park seating capacity beginning Friday, May 7 as the team begins their third homestand of the season with a series against the

Therabody named official recovery partner of the Atlanta Braves

April 12, 2021

ATLANTA (April 12, 2021) – The Atlanta Braves have named Therabody the team’s exclusive recovery partner, incorporating percussive and massage therapy and pneumatic compression devices into training, activation, and recovery protocols. The partnership will integrate Therabody’s percussive massage therapy device, Theragun®, into the Braves’ pre-game training, in-game muscle activation, and

Braves option six, reassign 18

March 12, 2021

NORTH PORT, Fla. – The Atlanta Braves made 24 roster moves today, trimming their spring roster to 43 players. The club optioned RHP Víctor Arano, LHP Tucker Davidson, RHP Jasseel De La Cruz, LHP Kyle Muller, RHP Chad Sobotka, and RHP Patrick Weigel to Triple-A Gwinnett, while reassigning INF CJ

The Atlanta Braves to host fans at Truist Park in 2021

Ballpark will open with 33% capacity
March 12, 2021

ATLANTA -- When the Atlanta Braves take the field for their home opener on Friday, April 9 against the Philadelphia Phillies, they will welcome fans back for the first time since October 2019. The team will open Truist Park with a 33% capacity and due to evolving changes, capacity will

Atlanta Braves to host annual Ralph Garr-Bill Lucas HBCU Baseball Classic presented by Truist

The inaugural event will feature a three-game series between Grambling State University and Florida A&M University March 12 – 14 at Coolray Field
February 16, 2021

ATLANTA (February 16, 2021) – The Atlanta Braves will host an annual weekend series between two historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) baseball programs while honoring two Braves greats and HBCU graduates with the Ralph Garr-Bill Lucas HBCU Baseball Classic presented by Truist. The inaugural series will take place Friday,

Braves sign OF Marcell Ozuna

Atlanta brings outfielder back on a four-year deal
February 5, 2021

ATLANTA – The Atlanta Braves today signed OF Marcell Ozuna to a four-year contract worth $64 million. The deal includes a fifth-year club option at $16 million or a $1 million buyout, guaranteeing Ozuna $65 million. Ozuna, 30, hit 18 home runs and drove in 56 runs to lead the

Atlanta Braves announce the Henry Aaron Fellowship

A year-long fellowship to develop the next generation of diverse business leadership in baseball
February 5, 2021

ATLANTA (February 5, 2021) – The Atlanta Braves announced the creation of their new, year-long executive leadership program, the Henry Aaron Fellowship. The fellowship is part of the team’s continued efforts to widen the talent pool of future diverse industry leaders and build on the legacy of trailblazers like Hank

Braves hire Chipper Jones for part-time role on Major League coaching staff 

Hall of Famer will be the Major League hitting consultant
February 1, 2021

ATLANTA – The Braves today added Hall of Famer Chipper Jones to the club’s major league coaching staff as a major league hitting consultant. Jones will work in a part-time capacity. Jones, 48, spent his entire 19-year major league career with Atlanta, and was elected to the National Baseball Hall

Atlanta Braves announce the formation of the Henry Louis Aaron Fund with $2 million donation

Atlanta Braves pledge $1 million and Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association together add a combined $1 million to help grow diversity in baseball
January 27, 2021

ATLANTA (January 27, 2021) – Yesterday, during their memorial service for Hank Aaron, the Atlanta Braves announced the formation of The Henry Louis Aaron Fund, which will live inside the Atlanta Braves Foundation, and seeded an initial $1 million. Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association added

Braves icon Hank Aaron passes away

The Hall of Famer and philanthropist was 86
January 22, 2021

ATLANTA – It is with great sadness we share the passing of our home run king, Hank Aaron, who passed away peacefully in his sleep. He was 86.

Braves mourn the passing of Don Sutton

Hall-of-Famer was 75
January 19, 2021

ATLANTA – Braves Hall-of-Fame broadcaster Don Sutton passed away in his sleep. He was 75. We are deeply saddened by the passing of our dear friend, Don Sutton. A generation of Braves fans came to know his voice, as Don spent 28 seasons broadcasting Braves games after a 23-year, Hall-of-Fame

Atlanta Braves to honor the Legacy and impact of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, January 18 with a Day of Service at KIPP Woodson Park Academy

Team awards $25,000 grant to the MLK, Jr. Center for their Camp Now Leadership Academy
January 15, 2021

ATLANTA – The Atlanta Braves will honor the legacy and impact of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, January 18 through a day of service and remembrance. “Service is a core value of the Atlanta Braves,” said Adrian Williams, Senior Director of Diversity and Community Marketing. “We are proud

Braves Holdings elevate DeRetta Rhodes to executive vice president, chief people capital officer

January 11, 2021

ATLANTA (January 11, 2021) – Braves Holdings has announced the promotion of DeRetta Rhodes to Executive Vice President, Chief People Capital Officer. Rhodes is in her third year with the Braves after arriving in January 2019. In her short time with the organization, Rhodes has transformed the people capital department,

Braves legend Phil Niekro passes away 

The Hall of Famer was 81
December 27, 2020

ATLANTA -- Braves legend Phil Niekro passed away last night in his sleep after a long battle with cancer. He was 81 years old. We are heartbroken on the passing of our treasured friend, Phil Niekro. Knucksie was woven into the Braves fabric, first in Milwaukee and then in Atlanta.

Braves invite four teams to affiliate

December 9, 2020

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves today announced the club invited the Gwinnett Stripers, the Mississippi Braves, the Rome Braves and the Augusta GreenJackets to become the organization’s four minor league affiliates in Major League Baseball’s new player development structure set to begin in 2021. “We are excited to invite these

Braves sign RHP Charlie Morton 

Two-time All-Star inks one-year deal with Atlanta
November 24, 2020

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves today signed RHP Charlie Morton to a one-year contract worth $15 million. The Braves 40-man roster stands at 39. Morton, 37, spent the last two seasons with Tampa Bay, and went 2-2 with a 4.74 ERA (20 ER/38.0 IP) in nine games, all starts in

Atlanta Braves to release their commemorative book, '150 Years of Braves Baseball,' this Friday

The book celebrates the Braves' 150-year history in baseball
November 24, 2020

ATLANTA (November 24, 2020) -- The Atlanta Braves’ new commemorative book, “150 Years of Braves Baseball,” will go on-sale this Friday, November 27. The book chronicles the Braves’ 150-year history in Boston, Milwaukee and Atlanta and will be available in limited quantity at the Braves Clubhouse Store for $50. The

Atlanta Braves single-game tickets on-sale Nov. 18 for the return of baseball at Truist Park in 2021

November 16, 2020

ATLANTA (November 16, 2020) -- Single-game tickets for the much-anticipated return of Braves baseball to Truist Park for the 2021 regular season will go on-sale this Wednesday, November 18, at 10 a.m. The defending N.L. East Champions will welcome fans back to the ballpark for their home opener on Monday,

Freddie Freeman named National League Most Valuable Player

Freeman becomes seventh Braves player to win MVP
November 12, 2020

ATLANTA – The Atlanta Braves congratulate 1B Freddie Freeman on winning the 2020 National League Most Valuable Player award. Freeman received 28 of 30 first-place votes from the Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWAA), finishing with 410 points, 142 more than runner-up Mookie Betts. Two writers in each league city

Atlanta Braves to honor those who have served this Veterans Day

November 10, 2020

ATLANTA (November 10, 2020) – The Atlanta Braves will celebrate the men and women who serve or have served in our nation’s military in honor of Veterans Day this Wednesday, November 11. As a part of their Veterans Day celebration, the Braves will deploy their Los Bravos food truck to

Atlanta Braves to host an on-field batting practice experience for fans inside Truist Park beginning November 12

November 5, 2020

ATLANTA (November 5, 2020) – Beginning Thursday, November 12, fans can take on-field batting practice at Truist Park just like their favorite Braves players. Each experience is available for groups of up to eight people and will last 45-minutes. The Batting Practice Experiences will take place during the day on