Originally created 09/17/96

Thanks for the memories

1. April 8, 1974: Hank Aaron breaks Babe Ruth's home run record, hitting his 715th homer against Dodgers left-hander Al Downing.

2. Oct. 28, 1995: Braves win the World Series, beating the Indians 1-0 in Game 6 behind the pitching of Tom Glavine and David Justice's home run.

3. Oct. 14, 1992: Francisco Cabrera's two-out, pinch-hit single in the bottom of the ninth scores Sid Bream from second base with the winning run, capping a three-run rally to give the Braves a 3-2 victory over the Pirates in Game 7 of the NLCS.

4. July 6, 1986: Bob Horner belts four home runs in an 11-8 loss to the Expos.

5. Aug. 1, 1978: Larry McWilliams and Gene Garber combine to stop Pete Rose's N.L.-record 44-game hitting streak in a 16-4 victory over the Reds.

6. Oct. 5, 1991: The Braves clinch the N.L. West with their eighth straight win, a 5-2 victory over the Astros, and become the first N.L. team to go from last place to first place in one season.

7. July 4-5, 1985: Pitcher Rick Camp hits a home run in the 18th inning to tie a game against the Mets at 11-11, but the Braves lose in the 19th, 16-13, ending the game at 3:55 a.m.

8. July 25, 1972: The Braves host the All-Star game and Hank Aaron hits a home run in the National League's 4-3 win in 10 innings.

9. Sept. 27, 1987: Phil Niekro makes his farewell appearance as a Brave. 10. Sept. 11, 1991: Kent Mercker, Mark Wohlers and Alejandro Pena pitch the first combined no-hitter in National League history in a 1-0 victory over the Padres.


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