Atlanta Braves v. Houston Astros

Brook Jackson, Staff Writer

After a long season for the Atlanta Braves, they have finally made it to the World Series. Fans are excited to see the Braves go off to the World Series. Thousands of people are gathered at Truist Park to see a great game between the Atlanta Braves and the Houston Astros. 

For the top spot in the National League Championship, the Atlanta Braves faced the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Los Angeles Dodgers were the National League Champions in 2017, 2018, and 2020, and have had a pretty great team throughout the years.

In this year’s National League championship the Atlanta Braves faced the Los Angeles Dodgers beating them  4 to 2 in the series. Many people were determined that the Dodgers were going to win, but the Atlanta Braves gave it all they had and finally beat the Los Angeles Dodgers. In last year’s National League Championship the Atlanta Braves and the Los Angeles Dodgers faced each other, and during this series, the Braves were off to a good start and were in the lead during the series. After the first few games, the Dodgers ended up coming back and beating the Braves.

When the Atlanta Braves won the National League Championship the city of Atlanta was very excited to see the Braves go off to the World Series. Currently, in the World Series, the Braves are playing the Houston Astros. In the American League championship, the Astros beat the Boston Red Sox 42 in the series. The Braves are currently in the lead against the Astros and will continue to compete for the number one title.

The last time the Braves were seen in the World Series was in 1989. In the 1999 World Series, the Atlanta Braves were playing the New York Yankees. During this time for the Yankees, they were on a roll during their entire season. With both of these teams being number one seed in their division, the Braves put in a fight during the 1999 World Series. During the season for the Braves, they have future Hall of Famers Chipper Jones, Tom Glavin, John Smoltz, Greg Maddux, and Bobby Cox. In this World Series, the New York Yankees beat the Braves 4 and 0.

In 1995 the Atlanta Braves won their very first World Series. In this series, the Atlanta Braves played the Cleveland Indians beating them  4 to 2. The 1995 World Series will never be forgotten by any Braves fans.