Guessing Obscure Atlanta Braves Players from the Past: No Guilt in Guessing Wrong

Play along with our daily Atlanta Braves trivia! Use five hints to guess this obscure Atlanta Braves player from the past.

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The daily trivia game ‘Immaculate Grid’ has been a fun and exciting challenge for baseball fans. We wanted to create something similar related to the Atlanta Braves. Welcome to House That Hank Built’s new series: Guessing Obscure Braves Players From the Past! (Missed yesterday's? Play here.)

We will give you five hints at a random player that donned an Atlanta Braves jersey and see if you can guess from there! Have fun and no cheating! Don’t let this one get you fired up if you don’t know it. 

Hint #1: This player spent a total of 16 seasons in the MLB as a player before becoming a manager. 13 seasons were spent with the Chicago White Sox, 2 seasons with the Atlanta Braves, 1 with the Baltimore Orioles and 1 with the Tampa Bay Rays. 

Hint #2: This player won the American League Rookie of the Year Award in 1985. Throughout his career, he was a 3X all-star, a Gold Glove Award recipient and finished 17th in American League Most Valuable Player voting in 1990. 

Hint #3: Throughout his 16 season career, this player posted an interesting stat line. He is a career .264 hitter with only 28 home runs and 619 RBIs. He has over double the amount of triples than home runs. This player finished his career with 69 triples and displayed his speed by swiping 169 bases. 

Hint #4: This player was with the Chicago White Sox from 1985-1997, the Baltimore Orioles in 1998, the Atlanta Braves 1998-1999 and the Tampa Bay Rays in 2000. He wore jersey number 13 for all of these teams. 

Hint #5: This player’s primary position was shortstop.  Once his playing career was over, he was a MLB manager for the Chicago White Sox and Miami Marlins. 

Answer: Ozzie Guillen

Ozzie Guillen played for the Braves from 1998-1999. He made his major league debut on April 9th of 1985 and played his last game on October 1st, 2000. Once making the transition from player to manager, Guillen continued to succeed. 

He went 747-710 as a manager, winning one American League title and one World Series championship. He was at the helm of the ship for the Chicago White Sox from 2004-2011 and was the skipper of the Miami Marlins in 2012. 

Guillen is probably more known for his success as a manager rather than a player but he is most certainly forgotten about when discussing former Atlanta Braves players. 

If you got it right, try to continue your streak tomorrow! If you couldn’t get this one, come back tomorrow to try your luck again!