Atlanta Braves Announce Schedule for 2022 Alumni Weekend Presented by Your Local Ford Dealer

Alumni to visit Truist Park THIS Weekend*, July 29-31

FILE – Atlanta Braves pitcher Gene Garber delivers the final pitch to Pete Rose of the Cincinnati Reds to stop his 44-game hitting streak, in Atlanta, Aug. 2, 1978. Rose wound up tied with Willie Keeler for second place on the list, 12 games behind Joe Di Maggio. (AP Photo/Charles Kelly)

*Alumni Roster is subject to change

ATLANTA (July 25, 2022) – The Atlanta Braves announced the schedule of events for their annual Alumni Weekend, presented by Your Local Ford Dealer, which welcomes Braves legends to Truist Park for a weekend full of activities. The event will be held this Friday through Sunday, July 29-31, as the Braves face the Arizona Diamondbacks.

A map detailing the locations for each activity and the alumni stations will be available in the MLB Ballpark app as gates open on Saturday. Fans can also find details in the Gameday playbill handed out upon entering the Truist Park gates.

Friday, July 29 (7:20 p.m. first pitch)

6:15 p.m. – Braves Legends Parade through The Battery Atlanta

Before entering Truist Park, Braves alumni will parade through The Battery Atlanta, where fans can line up along Battery Avenue to see the legends. The parade will begin outside the Silverspot Cinema near the intersection of Cobb Parkway and Battery Avenue.  It will travel down Battery Avenue and conclude by the Third Base Gate. This event is free and a game ticket is not required.

7 p.m. – Alumni Weekend Roll Call Introductions

Braves legends will be introduced individually as they parade down a red carpet in center field. Fans are encouraged to be in their seats by 6:50 p.m.

Friday’s Expected Alumni Roster

Jose AlvarezJeff FrancoeurGreg McMichaelHoracio Ramirez
Steve AveryGene GarberLarry McWilliamsRafael Ramirez
Mike BellRalph GarrKris MedlenJoJo Reyes
Rob BelloirLuis GomezKevin MillwoodJohn Schuerholz
Bruce BenedictNick GreenPeter MoylanChris Seelbach
Mike BieleckiTommy GreggDale MurphyMatt Sinatro
Brett ButlerAlbert HallJim NashCraig Skok
Paul ByrdTerry HarperGregg OlsonPete Smith
Francisco CabreraChuck JamesEd OlwineZane Smith
Chris ChamblissAndruw JonesTom PaciorekJoe Torre
Darrel ChaneyBrian JordanAlejandro PenaJeff Treadway
Brad ClontzCharlie LeibrandtEddie PerezJerome Walton
Brian EdmondsonKeith LockhartMarty PerezMark Wohlers
Nick EsaskyGary MatthewsGerald Perry
Johnny EstradaLeo MazzoneTodd Pratt

Saturday, July 30 (7:20 p.m. first pitch)

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Alumni Autographs

The legends will be available for autographs throughout Truist Park prior to the game against the Diamondbacks. A map of the autograph stations can be found in the Gameday playbill handed out to fans as they enter the Truist Park gates.  Fans can check the MLB Ballpark App for details on which legends will be at each station. Player locations will be posted on the day of the game

Alumni will sign specially designed Alumni Weekend autograph cards. No personal items permitted. Autographs are first-come, first-served and not guaranteed.  One autographed item, per person, per alumnus.  No posed photos will be allowed.

5:45 p.m. – Alumni Softball Home Run Derby

Alumni will compete in a fun and competitive Softball Home Run Derby, with two teams captained by Bally Sports analysts Jeff Francoeur and Brian Jordan. Joining Francoeur and Jordan will be Braves alumni Steve Avery, Johnny Estrada, Kelly Johnson and Andruw Jones. Bally Sports Southeast will bring viewers unique coverage of the event during an extended Braves LIVE pregame show. Multiple camera angles and mics on both captains as well as analysts and derby pitchers Paul Byrd and Peter Moylan will showcase the action along with the participant interactions.

6:45 p.m. – Braves Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

The Braves will host a pregame on-field ceremony to induct legends Joe Adcock (posthumously), Leo Mazzone, and Joe Torre into the Braves Hall of Fame. With a combined 50 years within the Braves organization, Adcock, Mazzone, and Torre will join 35 other former Braves in the team’s Hall of Fame.

Saturday’s Expected Alumni Roster

Jose Alvarez
Gene GarberLeo MazzoneTodd Pratt
Steve AveryRalph GarrGreg McMichaelHoracio Ramirez
Mike BellLuis GomezLarry McWilliamsRafael Ramirez
Rob BelloirNick GreenKris MedlenJoJo Reyes
Bruce BenedictTommy GreggKevin MillwoodJerry Royster
Mike BieleckiAlbert HallPeter MoylanJohn Schuerholz
Brett ButlerTerry HarperDale MurphyChris Seelbach
Paul ByrdBrian HunterJim NashMatt Sinatro
Francisco CabreraChuck JamesDenny NeagleCraig Skok
Darrel ChaneyKelly JohnsonGreg OlsonPete Smith
Brad ClontzAndruw JonesEd OlwineZane Smith
Brian EdmondsonBrian JordanTom PaciorekJoe Torre
Nick EsaskyCharlie LeibrandtAlejandro PenaJerome Walton
Johnny EstradaKeith LockhartTerry PendletonMark Wohlers
Jeff FrancoeurGary MatthewsGerald Perry

Sunday, July 31 (1:30 p.m. first pitch)

12:15 p.m. – “Behind the Braves” Live Podcast Recording

Join Braves alumnus Leo Mazzone for a special episode of “Behind the Braves.”  This podcast will be recorded live on stage at The Georgia Power Pavilion in The Battery Atlanta. 

Space is limited.  First-come, first-served.  No autographs will be allowed. This event is free and a game ticket is not required.

Sunday’s Expected Alumni Roster

Greg McMichael

Leo Mazzone

Please note: All appearances are subject to change. All autograph lines are on a first-come, first-served basis, are not guaranteed and lines can be cut off at any time.

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