Two years ago today, the Atlanta Braves claimed their first World Series championship since 1995 and only their second in franchise history. We thought the anniversary of this magical season would be a great time to look back on what made this accomplishment extra special.
Game six of the World Series started with a bang, literally. Jorge Soler launched a 3-2 pitch into orbit as the Braves took an early 3-0 lead over Houston in the third inning. Word on the street is that the ball still hasn't landed.
The Braves added on 3 more runs in the 5th via a 2-run homer from Dansby Swanson which was followed by an RBI double by Freddie Freeman. Freeman would hit a solo homer in the 7th inning to cap off an incredible offensive performance.
Max Fried was completely dominant as he kept the Astros scoreles through 6 innings allowing no walks, 4 hits, and struck out 6 batters. The bullpen continued their incredible work to complete the win of a lifetime.
Let's explore 3 takeaways from what was a wild yet fulfilling season for the 2021 Atlanta Braves.