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Tue, 1966-04-12

On April 12, 1966, the Braves play their first game in Atlanta after moving from Milwaukee. Joe Torre hits two home runs, but the Braves lose to the Pittsburgh Pirates, Willie Stargell spoils the occasion with a two-run homer in the 13th inning, before a crowd of 50,671 at Fulton County Stadium.

 

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Atlanta Braves, Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium, Joe Torre, Pittsburgh Pirates, Willie Stargell
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