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#1 DALE MURPHY
AND THE #1 FAVORITE BRAVES PLAYERS OF THE 1980'S IS....DALE MURPHY ATLANTA BRAVES 1976-1990 An easy choice for the Braves player of the decade and my all-time favorite Brave. Two-time MVP, multi-gold glove winner, 398 Home Runs and two many big hits to reco...
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#2 CHRIS CHAMBLISS
FAVORITE BRAVES PLAYERS OF THE 1980'S #2 CHRIS CHAMBLISS ATLANTA BRAVES 1980-1986 Chambliss 1981 O-Pee-Chee After spending the 70's in the American League, 1st baseman Chris Chambliss came over to the Braves in 1980 and was a good player for several years. ...
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#3 CLAUDELL WASHINGTON
FAVORITE BRAVES PLAYERS OF THE 1980'S #3 CLAUDELL WASHINGTON ATLANTA BRAVES 1981-1986 I wasn't expecting Claudell to rate so highly on this list when I started it, but he really was a very consistent player and leader for the team during the early 80's. Som...
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#4 BOB HORNER
FAVORITE BRAVES PLAYERS OF THE 1980'S #4 BOB HORNER ATLANTA BRAVES 1978-1986 1983 I really didn't know where to rate Horner on this list. #4 may be a little high, but at the start of the decade, he would have been my favorite to be at the top of the list at...
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#5 PHIL NIEKRO
FAVORITE BRAVES PLAYERS OF THE 1980'S #5 PHIL NIEKRO ATLANTA BRAVES 1966-1983, 1987 1983 TOPPS Phil Niekro Phil Niekro was the one player who was with the Braves while I was growing up that just seemed to always be on the team. And most of those teams weren...
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#6 RICK MAHLER
FAVORITE BRAVES PLAYERS OF THE 1980'S #6 RICK MAHLER ATLANTA BRAVES 1979-1988, 1991 Rick Mahler, 1983 Not that it's saying much,  but Rick Mahler was the best overall starting pitcher for the Braves during the decade. I didn't look it up, but his 79 wins fo...
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#7 GENE GARBER
FAVORITE BRAVES PLAYERS OF THE 1980'S #7 GENE GARBER ATLANTA BRAVES 1978-1987 Gene Garber, 1983 Coming of his career year Gene Garber spent ten seasons of his long career as a Brave, which included 557 games in relief. The sidearm specialist had his best se...
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#8 BRUCE BENEDICT
FAVORITE BRAVES PLAYERS OF THE 1980'S #8 BRUCE BENEDICT ATLANTA BRAVES 1978-1989 "Bruuuuuuce!" Things I think of when I think of Bruce Benedict 1. Whenever Bruce came to the plate, stadium announcer Marshall Mann would always emphasize his first name, "Bruu...
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#9 GLENN HUBBARD
FAVORITE BRAVES PLAYERS OF THE 1980'S #9 GLENN HUBBARD ATLANTA BRAVES 1978-1987 Some may scoff at Hubbard's 1984 Fleer Card with the snake, but I kind of like it. Any list of favorite Braves players of the 80's has to have diminutive but hard-nosed 2nd base...
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#10 PASCAL PEREZ
FAVORITE BRAVES PLAYERS OF THE 1980'S #10 PASCUAL PEREZ ATLANTA BRAVES 1982-1985 Pascual Perez was probably the Braves best starting pitcher during the couple of years during the early 80's when the Braves were actually pennant contenders, winning 15 and 14...
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