Guessing Obscure Atlanta Braves Players from the Past: Pair this Player With The Hints

Play along with daily trivia! Guess Atlanta Braves players from the past based on five hints.

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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! This guy has been with the Braves? 

Hint #1: This player spent a total of 13 seasons in the big leagues. He made appearances for the following teams: Atlanta Braves, Kansas City Royals and St. Louis Cardnials.

Hint #2: During his 13 seasons, this player wore the following jersey numbers: 36, 28, 17 and 21. 36 and 28 were the jersey numbers he wore in his time with the Braves.

Do you think you know it already? Jump to the last slide to check your answer. If not, use the next page for more hints.

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Hint #3: This player was selected to one All-Star Game in his career (1988). He hit an even .300 on the season.

Hint #4: This player was a first basemen, pinch hitter, and left fielder. He batted left handed but threw with his right hand.

Hint #5: This player's overall MLB career ran from 1983-1995. He was with the Atlanta Braves from 1983-1989 before going to the Royals for one season and then finishing out his career with the St. Louis Cardinals.

Do you know it now? If so, check your answer on the last slide. If not, click next anyway to see if you remember this name!

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Answer: Gerald Perry

Gerald Perry was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 11th round of the 1978 draft out of high school. Perry played high school baseball in Hilton Head, South Carolina, part of the region that is known as "Braves country".

He spent a total of 7 seasons with the Atlanta Braves. During this stretch, Perry appeared in 643 games as a first basemen, left fielder, or pinch hitter. This was enough time for him to post a .270 batting average with 37 home runs and 246 runs batted in while adding 105 stolen bases with a Braves jersey on.

Did you get today's? If so, keep your streak alive tomorrow! If not, tomorrow is a good day to start a streak!