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This weekend was the Atlanta Braves annual alumni weekend, with their team Hall of Fame induction, alumni softball game, and on this weekend, the number retirement for Braves pitching legend John Smoltz. There were alumni of the team from the last 30 plus years of Braves history in attendance, with many taking part in Saturday's softball game. One of those alumni claimed to be John Sullivan, a former Braves bullpen coach in the early 1980s. The problem was that the impostor managed to skate clean through every process the Braves had put into place, and actually made it on the field and took part in the game. Christian Boone of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution wrote a nice story about the bizarre situation. The real Sullivan coached with Bobby Cox in Atlanta before Cox made his way to Toronto in 1982, and Sullivan followed Cox to Toronto to coach alongside him. During the events, Cox didn't know who the mystery man was, and when told it was Sullivan, was adamant that t...
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  • Atlanta doesn't have the smartest players or coaches. You got to love them though for giving the Cardinals the wild card spot and then going on to win the world series--GO CARDS!
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