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Today in Braves History
January 22nd

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2016 The Brewers announces Joe Adcock, who was one vote shy of election last year, will be added to the Miller Park Walk of Fame. The former first baseman, who played 10 of his 17 major-league seasons in Milwaukee with the Braves, appeared in 1,207 games with the franchise, including the inaugural County Stadium contest in 1953, when he recorded the first base hit and scored the first run in the history of the ballpark.
2017 Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura and 33 year-old former third baseman Andy Marte, who played for the Braves, Indians, and Diamondbacks, are killed in separate car crashes in the Dominican Republic. Kansas City will honor their 25 year-old right-hander, a Águilas Cabañas teammate of Marte, by wearing patches that read "ACE 30" on their uniforms during the upcoming the season.

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