Guessing random Atlanta Braves players from the past: Stick around

Play along with our daily Atlanta Braves trivia. Use five provided hints to guess the former Braves player.

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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 latest series: Guessing random Atlanta Braves players from the past! Take the opportunity to participate in our daily guessing game every morning at 3:00 pm EST. Missed yesterday’s? Play here.   

We will give you five hints at a random player who donned an Atlanta Braves jersey and see if you can guess from there! Have fun and no cheating! Here we go! 

Hint #1 (Career Length): This player spent a total of 16 seasons in the MLB. During this time, he made appearances for the following teams: Chicago Cubs, Arizona Diamondbacks, Milwaukee Brewers, Minnesota Twins, New York Mets, Colorado Rockies, Los Angeles Dodgers, San Diego Padres, Seattle Mariners, Toronto Blue Jays and Atlanta Braves.

Hint #2 (Jersey Numbers): During his 16 seasons in the big leagues, this player wore the following jersey numbers: 54, 35, 12, 20, 21, 9, 24, 28, 4, 22 and 33. He wore 20 with the Braves. 

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

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Hint #3 (Individual Accolades): This player was never recognized for an individual award nor was he an all-star. 

Hint #4 (Braves Stats): This player was with the Braves from 2002-2003. He hit .202 with 7 home runs and 35 runs batted in. 

Hint #5 (Random Fact): This player was a catcher who appeared in a 136 games in two seasons for the Braves.

Do you know it now? if so, check yourself on the last page. If not, click next anyway to see if you remember this player in a Braves jersey. 

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Answer: Henry Blanco

Henry Blanco began his MLB career in 1997 with the Los Angeles Dodgers at the age of 25. In his career he hit 72 homers and drove in nearly 300 runs.

Blanco consistently added depth to many teams throughout his career serving as a back-up catcher. He may have never had eye popping numbers, but he stayed consistent enough to make it 16 years in the MLB.