The Atlanta Braves are a Major League Baseball team based in Atlanta, Georgia. They are a member of the National League East division. The Braves are one of the oldest professional baseball teams in the United States, having been founded in 1871 as the Boston Red Stockings. They are also one of the most successful teams in Major League Baseball history, with a record of 20 division titles, 17 National League pennants, and three World Series championships.
The Braves were founded in Boston and played there until 1953, when they moved to Milwaukee, Wisconsin. They played in Milwaukee for 13 seasons before moving to Atlanta in 1966. The team has played in Atlanta at Truist Park (formerly Turner Field and originally known as Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium) since then.
Over the years, the Braves have had a number of successful players, including Hank Aaron, Greg Maddux, and Tom Glavine. The team has also been managed by a number of notable figures, including Bobby Cox, who managed the Braves for 25 seasons and led the team to the World Series in 1995, 1996, and 1999.
Currently, the Braves are managed by Brian Snitker and led by players such as Ronald Acuña Jr., Freddie Freeman, and Max Fried. The team had a successful 2022 season, finishing with a 95-67 record and winning the National League East division. They were eventually eliminated in the National League Championship Series.
The Braves have a number of rivalries in the National League, including with the New York Mets and the Philadelphia Phillies. They also have a strong following in the Atlanta area and throughout the southeast United States.
Overall, the Atlanta Braves are a storied and successful franchise in Major League Baseball, with a long history and a track record of success on and off the field. They continue to be a competitive team in the league and are always looking for ways to bring success to their fans.