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1995 Atlanta Braves
1995 NL East Champions
1995 NL Champions
1995 World Series Champions
Major league affiliations
Location
1995 information
Owner(s) Ted Turner
General manager(s) John Schuerholz
Manager(s) Bobby Cox
Local television WTBS
TBS Superstation
SportSouth
(Pete Van Wieren, Skip Caray, Don Sutton, Joe Simpson, Tim Brando, Ernie Johnson)
Local radio WSB (AM)
(Pete Van Wieren, Skip Caray, Don Sutton, Joe Simpson)

In American baseball, the Atlanta Braves' 1995 season consisted of the Braves winning the National League East division, National League, and the World Series. Greg Maddux would win his fourth consecutive Cy Young Award and become the second pitcher to win 4 Cy Young Awards in a career.[1]

Contents

Offseason

  • November 9, 1994: Derek Lilliquist was selected off waivers by the Atlanta Braves from the Cleveland Indians.[2]
  • January 20, 1995: Mike Sharperson signed as a Free Agent with the Atlanta Braves.[3]

Regular season

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Opening Day starters

Season standings

NL East W L Pct. GB
Atlanta Braves 90 54 .625 --
New York Mets 69 75 .479 21
Philadelphia Phillies 69 75 .479 21
Florida Marlins 67 76 .469 22½
Montreal Expos 66 78 .458 24

Notable transactions

  • April 6, 1995: Roberto Kelly was traded by the Atlanta Braves with Tony Tarasco and Esteban Yan to the Montreal Expos for Marquis Grissom.
  • April 12, 1995: Mike Stanton was Signed as a Free Agent with the Atlanta Braves.[4]
  • July 31, 1995: Mike Stanton was traded by the Atlanta Braves with a player to be named later to the Boston Red Sox for players to be named later. The Atlanta Braves sent Matt Murray (August 31, 1995) to the Boston Red Sox to complete the trade. The Boston Red Sox sent Mike Jacobs (minors) (August 31, 1995) and Marc Lewis (minors) (August 31, 1995) to the Atlanta Braves to complete the trade.[4]
  • August 11, 1995: Luis Polonia was traded by the New York Yankees to the Atlanta Braves for Troy Hughes (minors).[5]

Roster

1995 Atlanta Braves
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO

National League Divisional Playoffs

Atlanta Braves vs. Colorado Rockies

Atlanta wins series, 3-1

Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Atlanta - 5, Colorado - 4 October 3 Coors Field 50,040
2 Atlanta - 7, Colorado - 4 October 4 Coors Field 50,063
3 Colorado - 7, Atlanta - 5 October 6 Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium 51,300
4 Colorado - 4, Atlanta - 10 October 7 Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium 50,027

National League Championship Series

Game Score Date
1 Atlanta 2, Cincinnati 1 October 10, 1995
2 Atlanta 6, Cincinnati 2 October 11, 1995
3 Cincinnati 2, Atlanta 5 October 13, 1995
4 Cincinnati 0, Atlanta 6 October 14, 1995

World series

Game 1

October 21, 1995 at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cleveland 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 0
Atlanta 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 X 3 3 2
W: Greg Maddux (1-0)   L: Orel Hershiser (0-1)  
HR: ATLFred McGriff (1)

Game 2

October 22, 1995 at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cleveland 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 6 2
Atlanta 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 X 4 8 2
W: Tom Glavine (1-0)   L: Dennis Martínez (0-1)  S: Mark Wohlers (1)
HR: CLEEddie Murray (1)  ATLJavy López (1)

Game 3

October 24, 1995 at Jacobs Field in Cleveland, Ohio

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E
Atlanta 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 6 12 1
Cleveland 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 7 12 2
W: José Mesa (1-0)   L: Alejandro Pena (0-1)  
HR: ATLFred McGriff (2), Ryan Klesko (1)

Game 4

October 25, 1995 at Jacobs Field in Cleveland, Ohio

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Atlanta 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 1 5 11 1
Cleveland 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 6 0
W: Steve Avery (1-0)   L: Ken Hill (0-1)  S: Pedro Borbón, Jr. (1)
HR: ATLRyan Klesko (2)  CLEAlbert Belle (1), Manny Ramírez (1)

Game 5

October 26, 1995 at Jacobs Field in Cleveland, Ohio

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Atlanta 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 4 7 0
Cleveland 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 X 5 8 1
W: Orel Hershiser (1-1)   L: Greg Maddux (1-1)  S: José Mesa (1)
HR: ATLLuis Polonia (1), Ryan Klesko (3)  CLEAlbert Belle (2), Jim Thome (1)

Game 6

October 28, 1995 at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cleveland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Atlanta 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 X 1 6 0
W: Tom Glavine (2-0)   L: Jim Poole (0-1)  S: Mark Wohlers (2)
HR: ATLDavid Justice (1)

Award winners

1995 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Richmond Braves International League Grady Little
AA Greenville Braves Southern League Bruce Benedict
A Durham Bulls Carolina League Matt West
A Macon Braves South Atlantic League Nelson Norman
Short-Season A Eugene Emeralds Northwest League Paul Runge
Rookie Danville Braves Appalachian League Max Venable
Rookie GCL Braves Gulf Coast League Jim Saul

[6]

References

  1. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.234, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  2. ^ Derek Lilliquist Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  3. ^ Mike Sharperson Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  4. ^ a b Mike Stanton Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  5. ^ Luis Polonia Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  6. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997
Preceded by
Montreal Expos
1994
NL East Championship Season
1995
Succeeded by
Atlanta Braves
1996
Preceded by
Philadelphia Phillies
1993
National League Championship Season
1995
Succeeded by
Atlanta Braves
1996
Preceded by
Toronto Blue Jays
1993
World Series Champions
Atlanta Braves

1995
Succeeded by
New York Yankees
1996

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