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October 31, 1995 Table Of Contents

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The History

HOMES OF THE BRAVES THE FRANCHISE HAS HAD A SPIRITED HISTORY AT EACH OF ITS THREE STOPS

By Bob Klapisch

The 1948 Series

When First They Met

The 1948 Indians-Braves Fall Classic pitted Cleveland against . . . Boston.

By William F. Reed

The Franchise

BUILDING A WINNER WITH ONE GOAL--A CHAMPIONSHIP--BRAVE EXECS MADE ALL THE RIGHT MOVES

By Gerry Callahan

1991 Postseason

ONE FOR THE AGES THE TWINS' SEVEN-GAME TRIUMPH OVER THE BRAVES WAS BASEBALL AT ITS BEST

By Steve Rushin

1992 Postseason

ABRA-CABRERA! A MAGICAL PINCH-HIT SENT THE BRAVES BACK TO THE WORLD SERIES

By Steve Rushin

1993 Postseason

GALLANT RUN AFTER BARELY WINNING THE WEST, THE BRAVES BARELY LOST THE PENNANT

By Steve Rushin AND Tom Verducci

The Pitching Staff

ARMED FORCES THE BRAVES' BIG FOUR--BOOSTED BY A NEW CLOSER--IS BASEBALL'S BEST

By Hank Hersch

Departments

The Rookie

HOT GLOVE, HOT BAT CHIPPER JONES SIZZLES AT THIRD AND AT THE PLATE--BUT STAYS COOL

By Tim Kurkjian

1995 Division Series

A ROCKY START ATLANTA SURVIVED A SCARE FROM COLORADO AS THE POSTSEASON BEGAN

By Tim Kurkjian

1995 Championship Series

DISARMING THE REDS BRAVE PITCHERS TOOK THE STING OUT OF CINCY'S BATS IN A FOUR-GAME SWEEP

By Tim Kurkjian

The Slugger

HUMBLE HITMAN THE POPULAR FRED MCGRIFF SPEAKS SOFTLY AND SWINGS A BIG STICK

By Gerry Callahan

1995 World Series

BRAVO! ATLANTA EARNED ITS LONG-AWAITED TITLE BY BEATING THE POWERFUL INDIANS

By Tom Verducci

The Ace

FORTUNE'S CHILD GREG MADDUX IS LUCKY IN GOLF, BUT ON THE PITCHING MOUND HE'S ALL SKILL

By Tom Verducci