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

Details announced for January 25 visits to Marietta, Ga., and Columbia, S.C.

ATLANTA - 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

Sunday, January 25 - Marietta, Ga., and Columbia, S.C.
Scheduled to appear: Mallex Smith***

8:30-10 a.m.                       643 Double Play Baseball
Players will host an indoor baseball clinic with 40-50 youth baseball players.
(Please note: this is a media event only and not open to the public - RSVP to media contact below).

Aviation Sports Complex
455 Aviation Road
Marietta, GA 30060

3:30-5 p.m. Columbia Academy Sports + Outdoors autograph signing
(Please note: interviews will take place from 3:15-3:30 p.m. - this event is open to the public).

237 Park Terrace Drive
Columbia, SC 29212

***Appearances subject to change