Braves are World Champions!

November 3, 2021–12L00 a.m.

STAFF REPORTS

It’s been a long wait, but the Atlanta Braves are World Series Champions.

The Braves defeated the Astros 7-0 in Houston Tuesday night to win the series 4 games to 2.

Max Fried pitched six scoreless innings and the bullpen did the rest.

Jorge Soler was named series MVP.

Among those celebrating were the fans gathered at State Mutual Stadium in Rome to watch the game on the big screen.

Of course, Rome fans got to see many of the current Atlanta players when they were first starting their careers.

Former Rome Braves included on the Atlanta Braves 2021 World Series roster include Ian Anderson, Max Fried, A.J. Minter, William Contreras, Ozzie Albies, Austin Riley, and Charlie Morton

This is the first World Series title for the Braves since 1995 when they defeated the Cleveland Indians 1-0 at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium to win the series 4 games to 2 to claim the first title since the franchise moved to Atlanta.

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