On Saturday, fans will have the opportunity to watch members of the 1992 Braves square off against other Braves legends including Sid Bream, Otis Nixon, Phil Niekro, Dale Murphy, Francisco Cabrera, Bobby Cox and Rick Camp in the second annual Braves Alumni Softball game. Gates will open at 1:00 p.m. in anticipation of the 2:30 p.m. Alumni Softball game. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Sid Bream’s slide into home plate during the 1992 National League Championship Series Game 7, subsequently sending the Braves to the World Series for the second consecutive year, a special pregame ceremony will take place honoring Bream, Francisco Cabrera and home plate umpire Randy Marsh. The presentation will be hosted by long-time Braves broadcaster and Braves Hall of Fame member, Pete Van Wieren beginning at 3:40 p.m. The first 20,000 visitors will be able to take home a piece of history as the Braves debut the Sid Bream Slides Bobblehead Gate Giveaway.
To wrap up the series, Braves alumni Sid Bream, Rick Camp, Marvin Freeman, Andy Ashby, Mike Bell, Mike Bielecki, Marty Perez, Craig Skok, Tony Brizzolara, Brad Clontz, Pete Smith, Otis Nixon, Jeff Treadway, Greg McMichael, Jay Howell, Mike Remlinger, CJ Nitkowski, Tom Paciorek, Javy Lopez, Dale Murphy, Todd Pratt, Chris Seelbach, John Sullivan, Jim Nash, Denny Neagle, Jerome Walton and Francisco Cabrera will greet fans and take pictures at stations around the ballpark for Alumni Sundays.
Confirmed Alumni Weekend Participants* (as of 6/6/12)
Jose Alvarez, Andy Ashby, Mike Bell, Mike Bielecki, Sid Bream, Tony Brizzolara, Francisco Cabrera, Rick Camp, Brad Clontz, Bobby Cox, Marvin Freeman, Ron Gant, Ralph Garr, Kevin Gryboski, Terry Harper, Bob Horner, Jay Howell, Mark Lemke, Javy Lopez, Ryan Klesko, Keith Lockhart, Greg Maddux, Leo Mazzone, Greg McMichael, Dale Murphy, CJ Nitkowski, Otis Nixon, Jim Nash, Denny Neagle, Phil Niekro, Tom Paciorek, Marty Perez, Todd Pratt, Curtis Pride, Mike Remlinger, Chris Seelbach, Craig Skok, Dwight Smith, Pete Smith, John Sullivan, Jeff Treadway, Pete VanWieren, Jerome Walton, Mark Wohlers.
*Alumni appearances are not guaranteed at all weekend events.