Braves Country Caravan, presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors, sets out on tour of Southeast

Details announced for January 23 visit to metro Atlanta area

With the 2015 Major League Baseball season quickly approaching, the Atlanta Braves are setting out into Braves Country for their annual caravan, presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors. The caravan will make stops throughout the Southeast starting on Tuesday, January 20, and concluding on Saturday, January 31.

The Braves Country Caravan gives fans the opportunity to interact with Braves players, coaches and broadcasters before the new season kicks off in April. Caravan stops will include autograph sessions at Academy Sports + Outdoors stores, community appearances, and private events with A List Members.

For more information about the Braves Country Caravan, visit

Friday, January 23 - metro Atlanta area
Scheduled to appear: Craig Kimbrel, David Hale, Shae Simmons, Braves coach Roger McDowell and Braves broadcaster Don Sutton. ***

10-11:15 a.m.     Drew Charter School
Players and coaches will visit the Drew Charter School to meet and interact with fifth and sixth-grade physical education classes. The players will also participate in a Q&A with the classes.
(Please note: this is a media event only and not open to the public - RSVP to media contact below).

301 East Lake Boulevard SE
Atlanta, GA 30317

3:30-5 p.m.         Cumming Academy Sports + Outdoors autograph signing

The FOX Sports South Girls, Canicka and Morgan, will also be in Cumming to play interactive games with fans for prizes including tickets to an upcoming Braves game.

(Please note: interviews will take place from 3:15-3:30 p.m. - this event is open to the public).
320 Peachtree Parkway
Cumming, GA 30041

***Appearances subject to change