Austin Braves

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Austin Braves
Austin, Texas
  • AA
  • AA
Minor league affiliations
League Texas League(1965-1967)
Major league affiliations
Previous N/A
Minor league titles
Class titles 0
League titles 0
Conference titles 0
Division titles 0
Team data
Previous names
Austin Senators (1956-1964)
Previous parks

The Austin Braves were a Minor league baseball team in the East Division of the Texas League and were affiliated with the Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves. Originally known as the Austin Senators from 1956 to 1964, they played at Disch Field. In 1965, they became the Austin Braves coming in last place with an even record of 70-70. In 1966, the Braves finished in fourth place with a losing record of 67-73. In 1967, the team also finished in fourth place with a losing record of 69-71. In 1968, the Atlanta Braves moved the Austin Braves to Shreveport, Louisiana, where they played as the Shreveport Braves of the Texas League from 1968 to 1970.

Notable members of the Austin Braves who played in the majors included Dusty Baker (1967), Bobby Cox (1966), Ralph Garr (1966-1967), Clarence "Cito" Gaston (1966-1967), Mike Lum (1966), Félix Millán (1965-1966), Ron Reed (1966), and George Stone (1967).

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