1982 Atlanta Braves

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1982 Atlanta Braves / Franchise: Atlanta Braves / BR Team Page[edit]

Record: 89-73, Finished 1st in NL Western Division (1982 NL)

Managed by Joe Torre

Coaches: Tommie Aaron, Bob Gibson, Sonny Jackson, Dal Maxvill, Joe Pignatano and Rube Walker

Ballpark: Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium

History, Comments, Contributions[edit]

The 1982 Atlanta Braves began the season by winning their first 13 games. Led by 1982 National League Most Valuable Player Award winner Dale Murphy, the Braves won the National League West after a close race with the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants.

However, they were swept by the St. Louis Cardinals in the National League Championship Series.

Awards and Honors[edit]

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NL Championship Series (3-0) Cardinals over Braves

World Series (4-3) Cardinals over Brewers

AL Championship Series (3-2) Brewers over Angels