https://justthenews.com/nation/culture/atlanta-braves-capture-first-world-series-title-quarter-century?utm_source=justthenews.com&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=external-news-aggregators

The Atlanta Braves, who battled through injuries, losing streaks and a politically driven loss of the All-Star Game in their home city, captured their first World Series title in a quarter century with a 7-0 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.

Stars Jorge Soler and Freddie Freeman homered to back a signature pitching performance by Max Fried as Atlanta captured its fourth championship, and first since 1995 when a team of five future Hall of Famers led the marquee.

The win also punctuated a year when the team’s most iconic star, the late great Hank Aaron, passed away and when a political uproar over Georgia’s election law forced MLB to move the All-Star Game from Atlanta to Denver this summer.

The underdog Braves also overcame major injuries to batting star Ronald Acuna and pitching ace Charlie Morton on its way to victory.

You Might Like
Learn more about RevenueStripe...