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Big Trades in Atlanta Braves History: Braves Add the Crime Dog

The Trade:

San Diego Padres traded Fred McGriff to the Atlanta Braves for Vince Moore, Donnie Elliot, and Melvin Nieves

During the season in 1993, the Braves had a solid lineup but went into the playoff race looking to upgrade the first base position, which was being occupied by Sid Bream.

With Ron Gant (who ended the year with 36 home runs) and David Justice (who ended the year with 40 home runs) already in the lineup, one more good run producer might have been enough to send the Braves to a World Series championship. (We now know it wasn’t.)


The Players:


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