ALPHABETIC LIST OF
THE 50 BRAVES PLAYERS OF THE 1970'S
WHO DIDN'T MAKE MY ORIGINAL 100 FAVORITE PLAYER LIST
#34 MIKE MARSHALL
ATLANTA BRAVES 1976-1977
I didn't include Mike in my original 100 list because of the fact he was so disenchanted with being a Brave during his less than two full year stay here. He is primarily remembered as the iron man reliever with the Expos and Dodgers during the early 70's who led the league in games three years in a row including a record 106 appearances in 1974. His most single famous major league moment is probably his pick-off of Oakland A's designated runner Herb Washington in the second game of the 1974 World Series preserving the Dodgers only win of that series.
His career Braves highlight? It was probably his first appearance as a Brave on June 25, 1977. He recorded a save in that game and recorded five more that year. He pitched four games in 1978 before the disgruntled Mr. Marshall was sold to the Texas Rangers.