Danville Braves

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Danville Braves
Founded in 1993
Danville, Virginia
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Team logo Cap insignia
Current Rookie
Minor league affiliations
League Appalachian League
Major league affiliations
Current Atlanta Braves
Minor league titles
League titles 2009, 2006, 1991, 1986
Division titles 2009, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2000, 1991, 1989, 1986, 1984
Team data
Nickname Danville Braves
Previous names
Pulaski Braves (1982-1991)
Ballpark American Legion Post 325 Field
Previous parks
Calfee Park (1982-1991)
Liberty Media
Manager Paul Runge
General manager David Cross

The Danville Braves are a minor league baseball team in Danville, Virginia, USA. They are an Advanced Rookie-level team in the Appalachian League and have been a farm team of the Atlanta Braves since 1982. Since 1993, the Braves have played home games at American Legion Post 325 Field. Opened in 1993, Legion Field seats 2,588 fans. Previously, they played at Calfee Park in Pulaski, Virginia.

On September 3, 2006, Danville won their first ever Appalachian League championship, defeating the Elizabethton Twins 2 games to 1, in a best of three series. On September 3, 2009, Danville won their second Appalachian League championship, again defeating the Elizabethton Twins, this time two games to zero.

The Danville Braves mascot is a large, green bird named Blooper.

Notable players[edit]

Notable players who have played for Danville include:


Danville Braves roster
Players Coaches/Other


  • 34 Cole Brocker
  • 27 Oriel L. Caicedo
  • -- Ignacio Geronimo ‡
  • 46 Luis Miranda
  • -- Peter Moylan
  • 32 Ian Stiffler



  •  7 Yeudi Grullon
  • 40 Matt Tellor


  • 11 Justin Black ‡
  • 19 Jose Morel



Injury icon 2.svg 7-day disabled list
* On Atlanta Braves 40-man roster
∞ Reserve list
§ Suspended list
‡ Restricted list
# Rehab assignment
Roster updated April 10, 2015
More MiLB rosters
Atlanta Braves minor league players

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