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+    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:  Turner Field
Attendance:  2,322,565
Payroll:  $90,182,500
Playoffs:  Lost in 1st Round (Astros)

Atlanta Braves affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Julio Franco (45)
Youngest Player:  Wilson Betemit (22)
Longest Tenure:  John Smoltz (16)
Top Hitter:  J.D. Drew (13)
Top Pitcher:  Jaret Wright (15)
Top Draft Pick:  Eric Campbell (#71)

Roster Continuity:  46.79%
Top Prospect:   Andy Marte
National League Standings
NY Mets7191.43825.0

Players with a dark gray box next to their salary have salaries above the league average. Players who did not start the season on a Major League roster were assumed to earn the major league minimum unless otherwise specified. Check out the payrolls section for more information.
PlayerPosAgeSalaryAvg?Lg Rank 
Chipper Jones3B32$ 15,333,333  15 
Mike HamptonP31$ 14,625,000  16 
Andruw JonesLF27$ 12,500,000  21 
John SmoltzP37$ 11,666,667  31 
Paul ByrdP33$ 7,000,000  91 
Russ OrtizP30$ 6,200,000   
J.D. DrewRF28$ 4,200,000   
Rafael FurcalSS26$ 3,700,000   
Eli MarreroLF-RF30$ 3,000,000   
John ThomsonP30$ 2,250,000   
Tom MartinP34$ 1,400,000   
Antonio AlfonsecaP32$ 1,350,000   
Chris ReitsmaP26$ 950,000   
Jaret WrightP28$ 850,000   
Julio FrancoSS-2B45$ 750,000   
Mark DeRosa2B-3B29$ 725,000   
Eddie PerezC36$ 625,000   
Will CunnaneP30$ 525,000   
Armando AlmanzaP31$ 500,000   
Marcus Giles2B26$ 430,000   
Kevin GryboskiP30$ 377,500   
C.J. NitkowskiP31$ 375,000   
Juan CruzP25$ 370,000   
Horacio RamirezP24$ 330,000   
Dewayne WiseCF26$ 325,000   
Johnny EstradaC28$ 312,500   
Jesse Garcia2B-SS30$ 312,500   
Wilson BetemitDH22$ 300,000   
Jose CapellanP23$ 300,000   
Roman ColonP24$ 300,000   
Tim DrewP25$ 300,000   
Nick GreenSS-2B25$ 300,000   
Mike Hessman1B26$ 300,000   
Damon HollinsLF-RF30$ 300,000   
Adam LaRoche1B24$ 300,000   
Sam McConnellP28$ 300,000   
Dan MeyerP22$ 300,000   
Travis SmithP31$ 300,000   
Charles ThomasLF25$ 300,000   

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