3 current MLB players may enter the Hall of Fame with a Braves logo on their cap

We take a look at three players who are trending towards Cooperstown as representatives for the Atlanta Braves. 
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Freddie Freeman

Forget all of the Freddie Freeman saga stories when he left Atlanta as a free agent following winning the World Series in 2021. Freeman had unbelievable success in 12 seasons with the Braves.

Regardless of how long he spends with the Los Angeles Dodgers, he will be remembered as an Atlanta legend and he will remember the team that gave him his start. Freddie notoriously loved his time in Atlanta. So, it's not out of the realm of possibility he could go into the hall as a Brave. 

If Freddie Freeman retired today, he would have an argument for the Hall of Fame. He is a career .301 hitter with 321 home runs and over 1143 runs batted in. Freeman is the current active leader in all of Major League Baseball for runs scored (1217) and doubles (473).  

Freeman has only gotten better since leaving Atlanta, posting at least a 7 fWAR over two seasons with the Dodgers. His career fWAR sits at 58.3 with a .383 career wOBA, a .902 OPS, a 27 OAA, and 6.8 UZR. This shows just how great he is offensively and defensively.

He is a 7X All-Star, 3X Silver Slugger, and has one Gold Glove Award. If that isn't enough, he also earned a Most Valuable Player award in 2020 and is a perennial MVP candidate. He has finished in the top 10 in MVP voting for six consecutive seasons now. That is what you call elite consistency. 

Freeman is destined for the Baseball Hall of Fame as he is one of the most well-rounded players of the current generation and one of the good guys in the league. No matter the hurt it caused seeing him leave, he will always have a place with the Atlanta Braves.

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