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1. In what three cities did the Braves win the 1914, 1957, and 1995 World Series?
2. In last place on July 4, 1914, the Boston Braves steamrolled the National League for the rest of the season, taking the National League title by 10 games over the New York Giants. They then went on to win the World Championship in the first complete World Series sweep in major-league baseball. What nickname, also applied to another National League team 55 years later, did the 1914 Braves become known by?
3. Who were two Hall of Famers on the 1914 Braves team (although one of them was better known as a Chicago Cub)?
4. From Boston the Braves moved to Milwaukee. In what time span did the Milwaukee Braves play in Wisconsin?
5. Whom did the Braves beat in the 1957 World Series?
6. Who was the Most Valuable Player of the 1957 World Series?
7. Which Hall of Fame infielder, traded from the Giants to the Braves in 1957, may have been the key ingredient which propelled Milwaukee to world series appearances in 1957 and 1958? Most associated with the Cardinals, he was part of five World Series winners, all of which won their championships in seven games.
8. The Braves moved from Milwaukee to Atlanta in 1966. The Braves won Western Division titles in 1969 and 1982, but did not make it to the World Series in either year. Beginning in 1991, Atlanta won 14 consecutive Division titles, the first three in the Western Division and the last 11 in the Eastern Division. What team kept the Braves out of the playoffs in 1994?
9. What team, which led the American League in batting average, runs scored, home runs, and stolen bases, did the Braves beat in six games to win the 1995 World Series?
10. On January 8, 2014, what two members of the 1995 Braves World Champions were voted into Baseball's Hall of Fame, in their first year of eligibility?
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