Statue of Braves' winningest pitcher Phil Niekro welcomes fans to Turner Field. (AJC file)
The Atlanta Braves have had a storied history. Players have come and gone, but some still remain fixtures of the franchise. With so many standing out, we pose this question: Who makes up you All-Time Braves roster? We begin answering that question by asking you to vote on players — position by position.
And with that we begin with the pitchers. Many talented hurlers have graced the mound in an Atlanta Braves uniform, but only six — starters and relievers — will get the call.
Phil Niekro (1966-1983, 1987) Atlanta’s all-time leader in wins (266) had 13-straight seasons of 10 or more wins. Niekro also holds the team record for most complete games (226) and innings pitched (4,553).
Gene Garber (1978-1987) The Atlanta Braves’ leader in game finished (388), ranks second on the team’s all-time saves list behind John Smoltz with 141 saves. In 10 seasons with Atlanta, the sidearm reliever
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