1) Henry Aaron
2) Warren Spahn
3) Chipper Jones
4) Eddie Mathews
Anyone who doesn’t put “Hammerin’ Hank” at the top of this list isn’t paying attention.
Warren Spahn is the winningest pitcher in the history of the franchise, the winningest left-hander of all time and perhaps the most consistent pitcher in the history of the game. Spahn was a hard worker who underwent four off-season knee surgeries in the days before arthroscopic surgery. I defy you to look at his career log and tell me when he had those surgeries.
The Braves were blessed to have two of the five greatest 3Bs of all time play for them
Glavine, Smoltz and Maddux don’t measure up to Spahn. I always felt that if Maddux played in the AL, where they didn’t give the really wide strikes, that he would have been much less successful.