Guessing Random Braves Players From the Past: For Liberty

Play along with our daily Atlanta Braves trivia game! 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 Obscure Braves Players From the Past! Did you miss 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: This player spent a total of 14 seasons in the MLB. During this time, he made appearances for the following teams: Atlanta Braves, Cleveland, New York Yankees and Oakland A's.

Hint #2: During his 14 seasons, this player wore the following jersey numbers: 23, 33 and 28. For the Atlanta Braves, he wore number 23.

Do you think you know it already? If so, jump ahead 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 the National League Rookie of the Year in 1990. He was a 3X All-Star, 2X Silver Slugger, 2X World Series Champion and ALCS Most Valuable Player.

Hint #4: This player was a right fielder and first basemen at hit and threw left handed.

Hint #5: This player started his MLB career with the Atlanta Braves in 1989. He left the organization after 1996 to go to Cleveland.

Do you think you know it now? If so, check your answer on the next slide. If not, click next anyway to see if you remember this player with the Atlanta Braves.

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Answer: David Justice

David Justice began his MLB career with the Atlanta Braves in 1989 at 23 years of age. Atlanta drafted him in the 4th round of the 1985 draft. He proved to be a great pick.

In 8 seasons with the Braves, Justice won rookie of the year, appeared in two All-Star games, won a Silver Slugger and most importantly a World Series Championship.

Justice played 817 games for the Braves. Over this stretch, he hit .275 with 160 home runs and 522 runs batted in. He also was not afraid to take a walk as he earned a total of 452 free passes in a Braves uniform.

David Justice is a name that a lot of Braves fans learned to love during the early 90's and with good reason.

Did you get today's answer correct? If so, come back tomorrow to continue your streak. If not, tomorrow is a great day to start a streak.

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