clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

This Day in Braves History: Atlanta retires Tom Glavine’s No. 47

San Francisco Giants v Atlanta Braves Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images

Thank you to Baseball-Reference and for helping provide the background information for these articles.

This Day in Braves History: August 6

1914 - Rabbit Maranville hits a 10th inning home run to help the Braves to a 5-4 win over the Pirates extending their winning streak to nine-straight.

1972 - Hank Aaron homers twice to help the Braves to a 4-3 win over the Reds. Aaron’s homers are his 660th and 661st of his career breaking Babe Ruth’s record for most home runs with one team.

1973 - Warren Spahn and the late Roberto Clemente headline the list of new inductees at Cooperstown.

2010 - The Braves honor Tom Glavine by retiring his No. 47 before a game against the Giants. The game is delayed 90 minutes by rain and the Braves fall 3-2 in 11 innings.

Sign up for the newsletter Sign up for the Battery Power Daily Roundup newsletter!

A daily roundup of Atlanta Braves news from Battery Power