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Testing Your Atlanta Braves Knowledge On A Sunday Evening

No one likes to be stumped on a knowledge question, especially when it comes to your favorite sports team.  While this may test your inner brain, it will hopefully help you in useless information when talking with friends.

I’m not trying to stump anybody…it’s the beauty of the language that I’m interested in.

- Buddy Holly

Over the years, the Braves have had great hitters who hit for average but today, there isn’t a top 50 or top 10 or a second place….I want #1

So here you go Braves fans…whether it be current, past, Boston Beaneaters or any other name we’ve retained – let’s test your Braves knowledge

Which Braves Player Has The Best Career Batting Average (with 1500 or more AB)

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SPOILER: Don’t look further to if you wish to disappoint your guess….

 

 

The Boston Beaneaters’ Billy Hamilton had a career batting average that was a .339 AVG.  He had 3207 at bats from 1896 to 1901.  In his six seasons in Boston, he had a slash line of .339/.456/.413.  The 5’6″ 165 lb ball player also plae yed for the Philadelphia Phillies and Kansas City Cowboys.  He won the batting tittle in 1891 with Kansas City and had the highest batting average in the league in 1891 and 1893.

 

 

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