COOPERSTOWN, NY TRANSFORMED INTO BRAVES COUNTRY AS COX, GLAVINE AND MADDUX ARE ENSHRINED IN HALL OF FAME
Cooperstown, New York was transformed into Braves Country yesterday as former Atlanta Braves manager Bobby Cox and former Braves pitchers Tom Glavine and Greg Maddux were inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Fellow inductees Joe Torre and Tony LaRussa have ties to the Braves, as each has played for, and Torre has managed, the Braves. Frank Thomas, who was inducted into the Hall for his success with the Chicago White Sox, is a native of Columbus, Georgia.
The Rome Braves fell to the West Virginia Power 5-4 yesterday in game two of a four game series at State Mutual Stadium.
The 2nd annual Cave Spring Motorcycle Rally will be held today and tomorrow on the Holt property near Big Cedar Creek at 100 Davis Road. Gates will open at the Rally today at noon and tomorrow at 9 am. Admission is $10 for today, $20 for tomorrow, or $25 for both days.
Here’s a reminder that the Coosa Valley Cycling Association will host the 20th annual Dog Days Lunar Bike Ride tonight at the Richard B. Russell Regional Airport/Admiral John H. Towers Field in Rome.
The Atlanta Braves capped off a very special day in Braves Country with an 8-3 win over the San Diego Padres at Turner Field last night.
A Rome man asked police officers to shoot him in a domestic altercation at the Ashton Ridge Apartments yesterday morning.
The Georgia Department of Labor will help Automation Personnel fill more than 30 jobs in Calhoun and Adairsville with a light industrial manufacturer.
The Atlanta Braves lost to the Miami Marlins 3-2 last night in the series finale between the teams at Turner Field, allowing the Marlins to take three of four from the Braves.