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The Best Pitchers In Atlanta Braves History

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Vote up the top pitchers to take the mound for the Braves.

The best pitchers in Atlanta Braves history are all part of a long legacy of stellar pitching that stretches back to the beginnings of the franchise in Boston and Milwaukee. Whether they were starters who became a key part of a winning pitching rotation or relievers who filled out the back end of the pitching staff, all of these players have been integral to the Braves becoming a successful franchise.

Former stars like Kid Nichols and Tim Hudson appear below, as well as Hall of Fame starting pitchers like Greg Maddux and Warren Spahn. Of course, there is John Smoltz, who began his lengthy career as part of the Atlanta Braves roster.

So vote up the top pitchers in Braves history. Help choose the players who contributed the most to the franchise over the years and those who helped the team win games when it mattered.

Ranked by
  • Braves career: 1993–2003

    Wins Above Replacement: 66.2

  • Braves career: 1988–1999, 2001–2008

    Wins Above Replacement: 66.9

  • Braves career: 1987–2002, 2008

    Wins Above Replacement: 58.6

  • Braves career: 1942, 1946–1964

    Wins Above Replacement: 91.8

  • Braves career: 1964–1983, 1987

    Wins Above Replacement: 89.6

  • Braves career: 2010–2014

    Wins Above Replacement: 12.0

  • Braves career: 1976–1978, 1980–1985

    Wins Above Replacement: 13.5

  • Braves career: 2005–2013

    Wins Above Replacement: 24.1

  • Braves career: 1981–1985, 1993–1995

    Wins Above Replacement: 11.3

  • Braves career: 1890-1901

    Wins over Replacement: 107.4

  • Braves career: 1978–1987

    Wins Above Replacement: 9.4

  • Braves/Beaneaters career: 1898–1905

    Wins Above Replacement: 45.8

  • Braves career: 1951–1963

    Wins Above Replacement: 26.1

  • Braves/Beaneaters career: 1979–1988, 1991

    Wins Above Replacement: 16.9

  • Braves/Beaneaters career: 1888–1892

    Wins Above Replacement: 42.5

  • Braves career: 1942, 1946–1951

    Wins Above Replacement: 21.1

  • Braves career: 1990–1992

    Wins Above Replacement: 9.7

  • Braves career: 2011–2019

    Wins Above Replacement: 19.5

  • Braves career: 1915–1919

    Wins Above Replacement: 9.8

  • Braves/Beaneaters/Red Caps career: 1881–1885

    Wins Above Replacement: 34.2

  • Braves/Beaneaters career: 1886–1889

    Wins Above Replacement: 12.8

  • Braves career: 2008–2012

    Wins Above Replacement: 10.7

  • Braves career: 1923–1930

    Wins Above Replacement: 18.4

  • Braves career: 1997–2002

    Wins Above Replacement: 13.3

  • Braves/Bees career: 2009–2013

    Wins Above Replacement: 8.9