2003 Atlanta Braves season
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|2003 Atlanta Braves|
|2003 NL East Champions|
|Major League affiliations|
|Owner(s)||AOL Time Warner|
|General manager(s)||John Schuerholz|
|Local television||TBS Superstation
(Don Sutton, Joe Simpson)
(Pete Van Wieren)
(Tom Paciorek, Bob Rathbun)
|Local radio||WSB (AM)
(Pete Van Wieren, Skip Caray)
(Luis Octavio Dozal, Jose Manuel Flores)
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- 1 Offseason
- 2 Regular season
- 3 Player stats
- 4 2003 National League Division Series
- 5 Award winners
- 6 Farm system
- 7 References
- November 20, 2002: Donzell McDonald was signed as a Free Agent with the Atlanta Braves.
- December 18, 2002: Paul Byrd was signed as a Free Agent with the Atlanta Braves.
- December 19, 2002: Greg Maddux was signed as a Free Agent with the Atlanta Braves.
- January 8, 2003: Julio Franco was signed as a Free Agent with the Atlanta Braves.
- In 2003, John Smoltz set a Major League record (since tied) by having 34 saves before the All-Star Break.
- On August 10, 2003, Rafael Furcal of the Braves had an unassisted triple play. He caught the liner, touched second base, and tagged the runner going back to first base.
Opening Day starters
|Starting Pitcher||Greg Maddux|
|First Baseman||Robert Fick|
|Second Baseman||Marcus Giles|
|Third Baseman||Vinny Castilla|
|Left Fielder||Chipper Jones|
|Center Fielder||Andruw Jones|
|Right Fielder||Gary Sheffield|
|New York Mets||66||95||.410||34½|
August 29, 2003: Jaret Wright was selected off waivers by the Atlanta Braves from the San Diego Padres.
|2003 Atlanta Braves|
Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In
Atlanta Braves vs. Chicago Cubs
Chicago wins the series, 3-2
|1||Chicago Cubs - 4, Atlanta Braves - 2||September 30||Turner Field||52,043|
|2||Chicago Cubs - 3, Atlanta Braves - 5||October 1||Turner Field||52,743|
|3||Atlanta Braves - 1, Chicago Cubs - 3||October 3||Wrigley Field||39,982|
|4||Atlanta Braves - 6, Chicago Cubs - 4||October 4||Wrigley Field||39,983|
|5||Chicago Cubs - 5, Atlanta Braves - 1||October 5||Turner Field||54,357|
- Paul Byrd Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
- Julio Franco Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
- Sports Illustrated, Volume 109, No. 2, July 14–21, 2008, p.24, Published by Time Inc.
- Jaret Wright Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
- "2003 NLDS - Chicago Cubs vs. Atlanta Braves - Game 1". Retrosheet. Retrieved July 1, 2008.
- "2003 NLDS - Chicago Cubs vs. Atlanta Braves - Game 2". Retrosheet. Retrieved July 1, 2008.
- "2003 NLDS - Chicago Cubs vs. Atlanta Braves - Game 3". Retrosheet. Retrieved July 1, 2008.
- "2003 NLDS - Chicago Cubs vs. Atlanta Braves - Game 4". Retrosheet. Retrieved July 1, 2008.
- "2003 NLDS - Chicago Cubs vs. Atlanta Braves - Game 5". Retrosheet. Retrieved July 1, 2008.
- Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007
- Baseball America 2004 Annual Directory
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