In 1876, the Chicago White Stockings become one of eight charter members of the National League.
The White Stockings go on to win the inaugural National League championship. Using nicknames such as the "White Stockings," "Colts," and Orphans," the team plays in five different locations in the 1800s
In 1902, noting the youth movement lead by new manager Frank Selee, a local newspaper penned the nickname Cubs for the first time. The moniker prevailed over time and was officially adopted by the club in 1907. It is currently one of the longest running-and most beloved-alias' in all of sports
The team became the Braves for the first time in 1912. Their owner, James Gaffney, was nicknamed "the Brave of Tammany Hall". Tammany Hall's symbol was an Indian chief named Tammany. "Selected because their owner was a member of a Northeastern political organization in Tammany Hall, that called themselves the Braves." http://www.sportsecyclopedia.com/nl/bosbraves/bosbravesimages.html
There was a city wide vote held in Atlanta through the newspaper, Im not sure what the other picks were but the Falcon won the vote.
The Hawks is the nickname for the football team, the Atlanta Hawks. Hawks are birds and can fly very fast.
IMHO, Ted Turner marketed the Braves as America's Team on TBS.
The team became the Braves for the first time in 1912. Their owner, James Gaffney, was nicknamed "the Brave of Tammany Hall". Tammany Hall's symbol was an Indian chief named Tammany.
The "Braves" name, which was first used in 1912, originates from a term for a Native American warrior. They are nicknamed "the Bravos", and often self-styled as "America's Team"
The 2009 season is the Braves 44th in Atlanta ... their first season in Atlanta was 1966.
The ATLANTA Braves go back to 1966. However, before they were the Atlanta Braves, they were the Milwaukee Braves (1953-1965). And before then, they were the Boston Braves, which dates back to 1871!
The Atlanta Braves go back to 1966. However, before they were the Atlanta Braves, they were the Milwaukee Braves (1953-1965). And before then, they were the Boston Braves, which dates back to 1871!
The Atlanta Braves' Single A team is the Rome Braves in Rome, GA
The Atlanta Braves play at Turner Field in Atlanta, Georgia.
The Atlanta Braves play in the National League.
They moved from Milwaukee to Atlanta and became known as the Atlanta Braves before the 1966 season.
The Braves have been in Atlanta since 1966
Click on the '1982 Atlanta Braves Roster' and '1983 Atlanta Braves Roster' links on this page to see the Braves' roster for those two seasons.
The Atlanta Braves have played in Atlanta, GA since 1966. For the past 45 years.
In Atlanta, you idiot!
the atlanta braves.. Boston braves, Milwaukee braves and atlanta braves