We're taking a look at Braves from years past. One of the most lasting images of the 1995 World Series is Marquis Grissom clutching the final out in Game 6. Grissom came to the Braves that April in a trade with the Montreal Expos in exchange for outfielders Roberto Kelly and Tony Tarasco, and pitcher Esteban Yan. He'd have a career year in 1996 by hitting .308 with 23 home runs...
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As Did The Tribe Win Last Night helps fans count down the days until the Indians retake the field in an official Major League game, we look back at some of the players who wore the Cleveland jersey with pride. Countdown to Opening Day – 17 days He may have only been sporting #17 in Cleveland for one season, but former All-Star center fielder Marquis Grissom certainly made the...
He may have only been in Cleveland for one season, but former All-Star centerfielder Marquis Grissom certainly made the most out of his short time. “It was one of the best teams ever,” Grissom said of the 1997 Tribe. “If you look at that team with Manny Ramirez, myself, David Justice, Matt Williams, Jim Thome, Omar Vizquel, Tony Fernandez, Julio Franco, Orel Hershiser…I...
In a trade reflecting current baseball economics, the Atlanta Braves send right fielder David Justice and center fielder Marquis Grissom to the Cleveland Indians for center fielder Kenny Lofton and relief pitcher Alan Embree. Atlanta and Cleveland faced each other in the 1995 World Series. The swap of the two Gold Glove center fielders and the three-time All-Star Justice reduces...
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