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Braves Participants Announced for Atlanta Braves Country Caravan

The Atlanta Braves Country Caravan will hit the road January 27 – February 9 for a two week tour around the Southeast that will see the team travel more than 3,000 miles and make more than 40 stops, greeting thousands of fans before heading to Florida for the start of Spring Training in mid-February.  On each day of Caravan, Braves players, coaches, and executives will make community appearances, including visits to local schools, hospitals, military bases, and businesses, and host autograph signings at Academy Sports + Outdoors locations.  

Atlanta Braves participating in each day of Caravan are subject to change.

 

Mark Your Calendars - 2012 Braves Country Caravan Tour Schedule:

 

Friday, January 27 – Charlotte, North Carolina and Spartanburg, South Carolina

Braves scheduled to participate include: Tommy Hanson, Jonny Venters, Tyler Pastornicky, Frank Wren, and Terry Pendleton

 

·         12:00-2:00 p.m.             Charlotte Power Lunch – Q & A and Autograph Signing

                                                Taco Mac

                                                4625 Piedmont Row Dr. Bldg. E, Ste. 100, Charlotte, NC 28210

 

·         4:00-5:30 p.m.               Spartanburg Academy Sports + Outdoors Autograph Signing

                                                100 Peachwood Centre Drive, Spartanburg, SC 29301

 

Saturday, January 28 – Snellville, Georgia

Braves scheduled to participate include: Jair Jurrjens, Eric Hinske, Eric O’Flaherty, Terry Pendleton, and Brian Snitker

 

·         Community visits to be announced

·         4:00 – 6:00 p.m.            Snellville Academy Sports + Outdoors Autograph Signing

1585 Scenic Hwy, Snellville, GA 30078

 

Sunday, January 29 – Fort Benning, Georgia, and Montgomery and Auburn, Alabama

Braves scheduled to participate include: Tim Hudson, David Ross, Eric Hinske, Tyler Pastornicky, and Scott Fletcher

 

·         9:30 – 10:30 a.m.          Visit with the Troops at Fort Benning

·         12:00-1:30pm**CST       Montgomery Academy Sports + Outdoors Autograph Signing

                                    8610 Eastchase Pkwy, Montgomery, AL 36117

 

·         3:00-4:30pm**CST         Auburn Academy Sports + Outdoors Autograph Signing

                                    2325 Bent Creek Road, Auburn, AL 36830

 

Monday, January 30 – Atlanta and McDonough, Georgia

Braves scheduled to participate include: Freddie Freeman, Michael Bourn, Eric O’Flaherty, Frank Wren, Carlos Tosca, and Braves alum Greg McMichael

 

·         Community visits to be announced

·         3:30-5:00 p.m.               McDonough Academy Sports + Outdoors Autograph Signing

                                    198 South Point Blvd., McDonough, GA 30253

 

Tuesday, January 31 – Macon, Georgia

Braves scheduled to participate include: Craig Kimbrel, Randall Delgado, and Eddie Perez

·         10:15 – 12:15                Visit with Students at Northeast High School, Macon

·         Visit to the Children’s Hospital at the Medical Center of Central Georgia (not open to media)

·         4:00-5:30 p.m.               Macon Academy Sports + Outdoors Autograph Signing

                                    1689 Eisenhower Pkwy, Macon GA 31206

 

Wednesday, February 1 – Fort Gordon, Georgia and Columbia, South Carolina

Braves scheduled to participate include: Jason Heyward, Julio Teheran, and Fredi Gonzalez

·         10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.     Visit with the Troops at Fort Gordon

·         3:30-5:00 p.m.               Columbia Academy Sports + Outdoors Autograph Signing

                                    730 Fashion Drive, Columbia, SC 29229

 

Thursday, February 2 – Birmingham, Alabama

Braves scheduled to participate include: Jair Jurrjens, Randall Delgado, Frank Wren, and Carlos Tosca

·         2:00 – 3:00 p.m. **CST Visit with students at Mountain Brook Junior High School

·         4:00-5:30 p.m.**CST      Birmingham Academy Sports + Outdoors Autograph Signing

                                    310 Doug Baker Blvd., Birmingham, AL 35242

 

Friday, February 3 – Lilburn and Athens, Georgia

Braves scheduled to participate include: Matt Diaz, Brandon Beachy, Roger McDowell, Brian Snitker and Bruce Manno

 

·         10:30 – 11:30 a.m.         Visit with students at Hopkins Elementary School, Lilburn

·         4:00-5:30 p.m.               Athens Academy Sports + Outdoors Autograph Signing

                                    3505 Atlanta Highway, Athens GA 30606

 

Saturday, February 4 – Nashville, Tennessee

Braves scheduled to participate include: Mike Minor, Cory Gearrin, and Zane Smith

·         Community visits to be announced

·         1:30-3:00pm**CST         Franklin Academy Sports + Outdoors Autograph Signing

                                    1915 Mallory Lane, Franklin, TN 37067

 

Monday, February 6 – Rome and Cumming, Georgia

Braves scheduled to participate include: Chipper Jones, Brian McCann, Dan Uggla, Frank Wren, and Fredi Gonzalez

 

·         Rome community visits to be announced

·         4:30-6:00pm                  Cumming Academy Sports + Outdoors Autograph Signing

                                    320 Peachtree Pkwy., Cumming, GA  30041

 

Tuesday, February 7 – Greenville, South Carolina

Braves scheduled to participate include: Brandon Beachy, Julio Teheran, Eddie Perez, and Braves alum Johnny Estrada

 

·         1:30 -3:00 p.m. Visit with the students at Sevier Middle School, Greenville

·         4:00-5:30 p.m.               Greenville Academy Sports + Outdoors Autograph Signing

                                                59 Woodruff Industrial Lane, Greenville, SC 29607

 

Wednesday, February 8 – Atlanta, Georgia

Braves scheduled to participate include: Chipper Jones, Craig Kimbrel, Mike Minor, Roger McDowell, Bruce Manno and Braves alumni Javy Lopez

 

·         Community visits to be announced

 

Thursday, February 9 – Chattanooga and Knoxville

Braves scheduled to participate include: Jason Heyward, Freddie Freeman, Cory Gearrin, and Greg Walker

 

·         11:30-1:30pm                Chattanooga Power Lunch – Q & A and Autograph Signing

Taco Mac

423 Market St., Chattanooga, TN 37402

 

·         4:00-5:30pm                  Knoxville Academy Sports + Outdoors Autograph Signing

145 Moss Grove Blvd., Knoxville, TN  37922

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