Obituary: Don Sutton (1945-2021)

RIP to Don Sutton, a 300-game winner and member of the Hall of Fame as a pitcher and a beloved broadcaster in the second half of his baseball career. His son Darren announced that Sutton died in his sleep on January 19. He was 75 years old. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that Sutton died in … Continue reading Obituary: Don Sutton (1945-2021)

Grave Story: Ernie Johnson (1924-2011)

Here lies Ernie Johnson, a beloved member of the Atlanta Braves family. In his playing days, he was a pretty good relief pitcher. However, he made his fame as an announcer for the Atlanta Braves for decades, taking Braves fandom nationwide thanks to the TBS superstation. Johnson played for the Boston/Milwaukee Braves (1950, 1952-58) and … Continue reading Grave Story: Ernie Johnson (1924-2011)