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1996 ATLANTA BRAVES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Atlanta,GA
Team Record:  96-66   .593
Result:   1st in National League - East Division
Manager(s):  Bobby Cox
General Manager:   John Schuerholz
Stadium:  Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Attendance:  2,901,242
Payroll:  $47,390,000
Playoffs:  Lost World Series (Yankees)

Atlanta Braves affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Mike Bielecki (36)
Youngest Player:  Andruw Jones (19)
Longest Tenure:  Jeff Blauser, Tom Glavine (10)
Top Hitter:  Chipper Jones (13)
Top Pitcher:  John Smoltz (1)
Top Draft Pick:  A.J. Zapp (#27)

Roster Continuity:  80.77%
Top Prospect:   Andruw Jones
National League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Atlanta9666.593--
Montreal8874.5438.0
Florida8082.49416.0
NY Mets7191.43825.0
Philadelphia6795.41429.0

BATTING STATISTICS
BatterGameSeasonResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFGDPC-GC-HC-HRC-RBIC-SBFeat Description
Tyler Houston1996-04-031996W  15-2 vs ATL211100000010000110001st career game, 1st career hit
Fred McGriff1996-04-031996W  15-2 vs ATL42300060000001012931288290811486 RBis
Fred McGriff1996-04-051996L  5-4 vs ATL71400120101000012951292291813484 hits
Dave Justice1996-04-061996L  3-2 vs ATL52200110002000078274815550032500th career RBI
Chipper Jones1996-04-071996W  13-3 vs ATL424011400100000150147249084 hits
Jason Schmidt1996-04-121996W  5-3 @ SDN2000001001200001110101st career RBI
Mark Lemke1996-04-141996W  4-0 @ SDN5220022000100018055752820652 home runs
Ed Giovanola1996-04-181996L  5-3 vs ATL2111001000100001630101st career RBI
Tony Graffanino1996-04-191996W  7-1 vs ATL311000000021000110001st career game, 1st career hit
Ryan Klesko1996-04-201996W  6-5 vs ATL4241101000000002522015013874 hits
Ryan Klesko1996-04-211996L  2-1 vs ATL5000000001400002532015013874 strikeouts
Rafael Belliard1996-04-221996W  4-1 vs ATL30000000001000010004671135371000th career game
Chipper Jones1996-04-241996W  8-3 @ SFN52410120001000016616126100104 hits
Fred McGriff1996-04-301996W  7-5 @ HOU52500120000000013181319295831495 hits
Dave Justice1996-05-051996W  11-8 vs ATL522002400000000808775159516332 home runs
Fred McGriff1996-05-051996W  11-8 vs ATL43401110000000013221325296833494 hits
Javy Lopez1996-05-101996W  11-0 @ PHI5241002000000002282193211004 hits
Jeff Blauser1996-05-111996W  11-3 @ PHI52200270000000096885186369502 home runs, 7 RBis
Mark Lemke1996-05-131996W  9-3 vs ATL5241001000000008276052821464 hits
Marquis Grissom1996-05-141996W  7-3 vs ATL50200011001000087693769333300300th career stolen base
Javy Lopez1996-05-141996W  7-3 vs ATL4141013000000002312243311304 hits
Jermaine Dye1996-05-171996W  8-2 vs ATL211001100000001111101st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career home run, 1st career RBI
Chipper Jones1996-05-191996W  9-5 vs ATL52420020001000018718628115104 hits
Fred McGriff1996-05-191996W  9-5 vs ATL41420140010000013341343300843504 hits, 300th career home run
Tyler Houston1996-05-201996W  18-1 vs ATL2120015000000001431505 RBis, 1st career home run, 1st career RBI
Chipper Jones1996-05-201996W  18-1 vs ATL53300150000000018818929120105 RBis
Chipper Jones1996-05-221996W  9-4 vs ATL43300230000000019019331123102 home runs
Tony Graffanino1996-05-241996W  5-3 @ PIT111000100000000620101st career RBI
Javy Lopez1996-05-261996W  6-3 @ PIT5220022001000012402333511602 home runs
Fred McGriff1996-05-311996W  9-1 @ CIN52400220000000013431355303850522 home runs, 4 hits
Eddie Perez1996-05-311996W  9-1 @ CIN523002200010000262141102 home runs
Chipper Jones1996-06-051996W  8-6 vs ATL42400111000000020120933127134 hits
Jeff Blauser1996-06-081996L  13-12 @ COL52400140000000199186991379504 hits
Fred McGriff1996-06-081996L  13-12 @ COL53410011000000013501365304857534 hits
Jeff Blauser1996-06-101996L  8-3 @ NYN50500000000000099387691382505 hits
Mike Mordecai1996-06-111996W  4-3 @ NYN301000010000000933141511st career stolen base
Jeff Blauser1996-06-191996W  5-1 vs ATL412100000000000100088391383521000th career game
Chipper Jones1996-07-031996W  3-1 @ MON42200230001000022723640151142 home runs
Marquis Grissom1996-07-141996W  15-10 vs ATL5441100100000009281002793573084 runs scored, 4 hits, 1000th career hit
Ryan Klesko1996-07-141996W  15-10 vs ATL4220026000100103222636618192 home runs, 6 RBis
Pablo Martinez1996-07-201996L  2-1 @ HOU000000000000000100001st career game
Javy Lopez1996-07-241996W  4-1 @ SLN4241011000000002832764413804 hits
Marquis Grissom1996-07-311996W  7-4 @ SDN5140000000100009431021833663124 hits
Pablo Martinez1996-08-031996W  5-3 @ LAN201000000000100310001st career hit
Pedro Borbon1996-08-041996W  6-4 @ LAN1010000000000008110001st career hit
Fred McGriff1996-08-041996W  6-4 @ LAN41400000010000014011409310881554 hits
Mark Lemke1996-08-071996W  14-1 vs ATL2120003000000208846582922972 sacrifice flies
Ed Giovanola1996-08-131996W  2-0 @ PHI41100001000000049170611st career stolen base
Andruw Jones1996-08-151996W  8-5 @ PHI511000100020000110101st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career RBI
Terrell Wade1996-08-151996W  8-5 @ PHI3020001000100003620101st career hit, 1st career RBI
Andruw Jones1996-08-161996W  5-4 vs ATL522011100010000231201st career home run
Marquis Grissom1996-08-181996W  2-1 vs ATL6140001100210009601053853743174 hits
Andruw Jones1996-08-221996L  3-2 vs ATL622002200010000673402 home runs
Chipper Jones1996-08-231996W  4-3 vs ATL42200220000000027129451184182 home runs
Fred McGriff1996-08-241996W  6-5 vs ATL52510240000000014191433314893552 home runs, 5 hits
Ryan Klesko1996-08-281996W  9-4 @ PIT52200230002000035930074205102 home runs
Joe Ayrault1996-09-011996L  2-1 @ CHN000000000000000100001st career game
Marquis Grissom1996-09-021996L  7-6 @ CIN5240111000000009731066863793174 hits
Carl Schutz1996-09-031996L  5-1 @ CIN000000000000000100001st career game
Andruw Jones1996-09-041996L  12-6 @ CIN31200131010000015155811st career stolen base
Jermaine Dye1996-09-061996W  8-7 vs ATL412000010000000786692911st career stolen base
Javy Lopez1996-09-061996W  8-7 vs ATL4220022000000003183034815002 home runs
Javy Lopez1996-09-101996L  9-8 @ COL3330002102000003213074915311st career stolen base
Terry Pendleton1996-09-141996L  6-5 @ NYN535100010100000175018031368981235 hits
Terry Pendleton1996-09-171996W  5-4 vs ATL110000010410000175318041368981244 walks
Greg Maddux1996-09-181996W  6-2 vs ATL10000000000030033814023733 sacrifice hits
Fred McGriff1996-09-181996W  6-2 vs ATL32200240010000014421459317907552 home runs
Andruw Jones1996-09-221996W  8-2 vs ATL514200210000000242151124 hits
Luis Polonia1996-09-241996L  12-1 @ FLO50400000100000011701209193422894 hits
Joe Ayrault1996-09-251996L  3-0 @ FLO101000000000000410001st career hit
Javy Lopez1996-09-271996W  6-4 @ MON5220022000100003343215115812 home runs


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