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This Day in Braves History
July 16th

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2001 Fred McGriff invokes his no-trade clause, blocking a deal that would have sent him to the first place Cubs from the last-place Devil Rays. Later in the day, the 'Crime Dog' homers, helping Tampa Bay to beat the Braves 6-5.
2006 Chipper Jones ties a major league record by collecting an extra-base hit in his 14th straight game. The Braves third baseman's fourth-inning home run equals the mark established in 1927 by Pirates outfielder Paul Waner.

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