#11 Baseball season

# 11  DO YOU REMEMBER in 1982, when the Braves opened the season with 13 wins and owner Ted Turner took down Chief Noc-A-Homa’s teepee to add more center field seats? The Braves lost 19 of their next 21 games. Turner told team management to put the tepee back up and the Braves went on to win the National League West. Great story and it’s all true.

DID YOU KNOW when the Braves were still in Milwaukee, a high school student set up a tepee in the centerfield bleachers? He danced and set off smoke bombs when the Braves scored. In the 1966 season, after the Braves moved to Atlanta, they held a contest and Chief Noc-A-Homa was created. In 1968, Levi Walker, a member of the Odawa Tribe took over and served as mascot for the next 17 years.

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