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Move made sense to Diaz

...player in Atlanta history to hit three homers in a row in one game. The others to do it were Bob Tillman in 1969 and Bob Horner, who hit four homers in one day, in 1986. Jones said the only other time he hit three home runs in a game was when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/16/bra_92754.shtml
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Greatest moments in Braves history

...reminiscent of Roy Hobbs at the end of The Natural. 9. HORNER'S HOMERS There weren't many highlights in 1986, but Bob Horner provided one. The Braves first baseman pulled off the rare feat of four home runs in a July 6 contest against Montreal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/25/bra_86663.shtml
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Braves trivia

...Dale Murphy c. Tony Cloninger d. Bob Horner 17. John Smoltz is one of two pitchers...Hank Aaron c. Fred McGriff d. Bob Horner 29. Who is the last player to hit...Rico Carty -- ANSWERS 1. b (Bob Horner, Chipper Jones) 2. d 3. c 4...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/25/bra_86666.shtml
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Even this team of Braves' greats needs some support

...in no time flat. DESIGNATED HITTER: With interleague play and World Series appearances, who wouldn't want to have Bob Horner available for a few multihomer games. I might have suggested David Justice, but he lost all credibility when he dumped...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/25/mic_86667.shtml
Scott Michaux
McCann set for Rome rehab stint

...Devine became the first Atlanta player to reach the major leagues the same year he was drafted since third baseman Bob Horner in 1978. General manager John Schuerholz noted that Devine's quick rise to the majors was unusual. He said he doesn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/06/bas_84264.shtml
Baseball
Rookie's debut not so Devine

...debut. Devine, the Braves' first pick in the June draft out of North Carolina State, became the first Brave since Bob Horner in 1978 to make his debut in the same year that he was drafted. Manager Bobby Cox, who decided to give Devine an immediate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/21/bra_4137.shtml
Braves
Thomas comes up big during Braves playoff run

...necessarily knock him out of the running. Willie McCovey won in 1959 despite playing just 52 games for the Giants. Bob Horner, who played 89 games for the Braves as a rookie, was the winner in 1978. "I'm going to give everything I've got...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/03/bra_424105.shtml
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Humility in the humidity good for team

...quirky as a Phil Niekro knuckleball, grizzled as Glen Hubbard's beard, poetic as Biff Pocoroba and likeable as Murph (Bob Horner notwithstanding). The Braves experience, for all the excellence, hasn't been the same in recent years. Their success...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/23/mic_416514.shtml
Scott Michaux
Braves top Rockies

...day-night doubleheader last Sept. 11. ... Eddie Mathews (1954), Hank Aaron (1955, 1957), Mike Lum (1978) and Bob Horner (1979-80) also drove in runs in eight straight games. ... Fick's slam was the second of his career. The first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/09/bra_372080.shtml
Braves
Braves to play two Thursday

...one shy of the franchise record held by Eddie Mathews (1954), Hank Aaron (1955, 1957), Mike Lum (1978), and Bob Horner (1979-80). But it's not Jones' fast start that interests Chipper Jones. It's how he finishes. Historically...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/08/bra_371990.shtml
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