The 2014 Atlanta Braves Alumni Weekend will welcome a large number of former Braves players and a special tribute to the newly enshrined National Baseball Hall of Fame members Bobby Cox, Tom Glavine and Greg Maddux during the series with division rivals the Washington Nationals August 8-10.
"This is one of Braves Country's favorite weekends," said Braves President John Schuerholz. "It's a wonderful time for our alumni and our fans to reminisce and reflect on the wonderful memories these players created."
The new National Baseball Hall of Fame Plaques of Bobby Cox, Tom Glavine and Greg Maddux are on loan from Cooperstown and will be part of Alumni Weekend. On Friday, they will be on the field during the pregame ceremony. Saturday and Sunday they will be available for fans to view in the Home Plate Patio.
Those scheduled to attend include:
Steve Avery, Jose Alvarez, Paul Assenmacher, Mike Bell, Sid Bream, Tony Brizzolara, Paul Bryd, Marty Clary, Bobby Cox, Adrian Devine, Johnny Estrada, Jesse Garcia, Ralph Garr, Tom Glavine, Chris Hammond, Terry Harper, Wes Helms, Jay Howell, Chipper Jones, Marquis Grissom, Luis Gomez, Randy Johnson, Brian Jordan, Ryan Klesko, Mark Lemke, Javy Lopez, Greg Maddux, Leo Mazzone, Greg McMichael, Kevin Millwood, Damian Moss, Jim Nash, Alejandro Pena, Terry Pendleton, Eddie Perez, Marty Perez, Todd Pratt, Phil Niekro, Charlie O'Brien, Horacio Ramirez, Ron Reed, Chris Seelbach, Craig Skok, Pete Smith, Zane Smith, Jeff Treadway, Jerome Walton, Larry Whisenton, Brad Woodall and Mark Wohlers
The weekend events include:
Friday, August 8 (7:25 first pitch)
5:30-6:30 - autograph stations will be set up around the ballpark
7:00 - we are asking fans to be in their seats early so they don't miss the special pregame ceremony recognizing the newly enshrined National Baseball Hall of Fame members Bobby Cox, Tom Glavine and Greg Maddux
Saturday, August 9 (7:10 first pitch)
4:00 - Gates open early for the Braves Legends Softball Game
4:30-5:10 - Alumni will take batting practice
5:30-6:30 - Braves Legends Game
Sunday, August 10 (8:05 first pitch)
6:00-7:00 - Alumni will be stationed around the ballpark to take photos with fans
Fans can purchase tickets for these games at www.braves.com/tickets, visiting the Braves ticket office at Turner Field, the Braves Clubhouse Store at the CNN Center, all Ticketmaster locations or by calling 1-800-745-3000.