The Atlanta Braves have announced that Andruw Jones and John Schuerholz will be inducted into their franchise’s Hall of Fame this year.
The two new inductees will receive this honor in a pregame ceremony on August 19, prior to their home game against the Washington Nationals. This brings the total number of inductees to the Atlanta Braves Hall of Fame to thirty.
Jones debuted at age 19 for Atlanta and would spend twelve years with the Braves. Over that period, the Outfielder would make five All Star Games and earn ten consecutive Gold Gloves. Jones was a very good hitter for the Braves accumulating 1,683 Hits, 368 Home Runs with 1,117 RBIs and 138 Stolen Bases. He would win the National League Home Run Title in 2005 and had a bWAR of Atlanta of 61.0. He is eligible for the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2018.
John Schuerholz has been the team President for the last 26 years, and under his watch the organization won fourteen division five World Series.
We here at Notinhalloffame.com would like to congratulate the two newest members of the Atlanta Braves Hall of Fame.