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Former Phillies and Angels manager, All-Star and Braves executive Jim Fregosi dies at 71

...Fregosi played just 146 games over two seasons for the Mets and hit .233 with five home runs; Ryan turned into a Hall of Fame pitcher.Fregosi later played for the Texas Rangers and Pittsburgh Pirates. He began his managing career at 36 with the Angels...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-02-14/former-phillies-and-ange
Braves to honor 40th anniversary of Hank Aaron's 715th home run with ceremony, commemorative patch

...Tanaka put on his No. 19 jersey and, speaking in English, said "I'm very happy to be a Yankee." ASTROS: Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan has rejoined the team as its executive advisor.Ryan worked as a special assistant to the general manager...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-02-11/braves-honor-40th-annive
Atlanta Braves Country Caravan comes to Aiken to meet fans

...as they waited for autographs from a mix of Atlanta Braves on Tuesday.Braves general manager Frank Wren, Hall of Fame pitcher and broadcaster Don Sutton, and former players Marquis Grissom and Brian Jordan made the trip to sign autographs and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-01-27/atlanta-braves-country-c
Overtime

...Braves Caravan will make a stop at the Academy Sports and Outdoors in Aiken today.General manager Frank Wren, Hall of Fame pitcher and Braves broadcaster Don Sutton, and former Braves outfielders Brian Jordan and Marquis Grissom will be on hand from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-01-26/overtime
Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas elected to baseball hall of fame

...They're as deserving as anybody I've ever been around, and certainly Frank Thomas is, too," former Hall of Fame pitcher and current Braves broadcaster Don Sutton said."But I think for Greg and Tom, I'm almost as happy for them as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-01-08/greg-madduxtom-glavinean
Gettysburg uniform survives in Savannah

...treated at the Confederate divisional field hospital set up at Plank Farm (owned by the ancestors of future Hall of Fame pitcher Eddie Plank).Bliss' right leg was amputated. Two days later, the 23-year-old son of widowed Sa vannah boarding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-07-04/gettysburg-uniform-survives-s
Rangers begin moving on with Nelson Cruz

...have that are rehabbing, you feel like one of your strengths is certainly your pitching," Rangers CEO and Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan said. "We have to feel good of where we are and what we have as a club."If the Rangers make the playoffs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-08-06/rangers-begin-moving-nel
Pitchers using a variety of styles for same result

Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan had a blazing fastball, the first ever clocked at 100 mph, during 27 seasons that included 5,714 strikeouts and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2012-07-11/pitchers-using-variety-s
Falcons' Samuel provides leadership

...in everybody," Smith said. "They didn't know it was coming." . . . Phil Niekro, the 73-year-old Hall of Fame pitcher who played for the Braves from 1964-1983 and again in 1987, was at practice. . . . The Falcons will be off Wednesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2012-07-31/falcons-samuel-provides-leade
Miller had major impact as head of players union

...part because of his personality."Some of the player representatives were leery about picking a union man," Hall of Fame pitcher and former U.S. Sen. Jim Bunning, a member of the screening committee that recommended Miller, remembered in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2012-11-27/miller-had-major-impact-