Originally established as the Boston Red Stockings in 1871, the Atlanta Braves maintain a considerable following based on their success in the 1990s and early-2000s as well as the fact that they are the "home" team for several of the Southeastern states. Given this wide area of support, winning tradition and the many all-time greats in their history, it is clear why the Atlanta Braves are one of the most popular options in baseball. The following list contains a variety of gift ideas for birthdays or the holidays, and is geared directly toward fans and collectors of the Braves.
Although this guide strictly covers shopping ideas for the Braves, view our comprehensive Atlanta Braves Collecting Guide for more detailed information on the team.
The guide below features a wide variety of gift ideas and suggestions sure to appeal to the Atlanta Braves fan in your life. The 20 different items cover most price points and should allow for those of any budget to find a great gift for a fan or collector of "the Bravos."
Top Gifts for Fans of the Atlanta Braves
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"Hammerin' Hank" is widely considered among the greatest players in history and held the MLB career home run record for over three decades. Easily one of the most beloved figures in the history of the Braves, Aaron is a top choice for fans and collectors and a signed photo for the former slugger is an awesome gift option.
Another huge figure for fans of the Braves, Chipper Jones is a modern legend. His 19 seasons with the team endeared him to the fan base and he was instrumental for the dominant teams of the 1990s and early-2000s. His signed gear remains in good supply but values are strong. A signed baseball is a great gift option, especially if space is an issue.
A top name from the Boston and Milwaukee days of the franchise, Warren Spahn was an elite pitcher for the Braves in the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s. The Hall of Fame pitcher passed away in 2003 so his signed items are in short supply, but can still be found. More items for Spahn can be seen here.
A fan favorite fom the late-1970s and 1980s, Dale Murphy won the NL MVP in consecutive seasons and was a seven-time All-Star with the Braves. Signed bats can be found for reasonable amounts and would make an ideal display piece.
Part of the dominant Braves pitching rotation from the 1990s and early-2000s, Tom Glavine was recently inducted into the Hall of Fame thanks to his stellar career. A signed photo for Glavine can be found for amounts that won't break the bank.
Another part of the pitching trio that made the Braves one of the most feared teams in the league, John Smoltz was a Brave his entire Major League career except for his final season in 2009. Fans and collectors would love a signed ball from Smoltz and it would make a nice mid-level gift.
Greg Maddux played for four different teams in his career, but his longest stretch was with the Braves. One of the most dominant pitchers in the modern game, Maddux won four consecutive Cy Young Awards in the 1990s and was inducted in the Hall of Fame along with Tom Glavine in 2014. His signed photos are the priciest of the three pitchers, but also the most popular.
Another Hall of Fame pitcher for the Braves, Phil Niekro played with team in Milwaukee and Atlanta during the 60s, 70s and 80s. The famed knuckleballer is an appealing gift option for fans and collectors and his signed baseballs are readily available. View more signed baseballs for Phil Niekro here.
Honoring the historic 715th home run by Hank Aaron that broke Babe Ruth's career record, this canvas print documents an amazing moment in MLB and Braves history. Various sizes are available and this piece would look amazing displayed as is or signed by Hank Aaron.
A top player for the Braves in the 1950s and 1960s, Eddie Matthews is a Hall of Fame third baseman who played in Boston, Milwaukee and Atlanta while with the Braves franchise. Matthews died in 2001, so autographed items remain rare and expensive. However, this framed collage offers a great budget option to celebrate the former star.
If you know a fan of Chipper Jones but a signed baseball is out of your price range, this collage is a nice alternative. In addition to the refined look, the collage also features a capsule of game-used dirt taken directly from the field of play.
One of the top current players for the Braves, fans and collectors hope Freddie Freeman can help lead the Braves back to greatness. This framed collage includes a piece of game-used baseball and is a good budget gift option. View other collages or plaques for other Braves players here.
Just like the collages above, autographs are not required for a great fan gift. This framed subway sign for the Braves includes team headlines from the history of the franchise and also a capsule of game-used dirt. There are several sizes available and also collectors packages that include a signed baseball from a Braves player.
Sometimes lounging around and watching tv or playing a video game is all you want to do. This gift allows fans of the Braves to do that in style, and the chair collapses in half for convenient movement or storage.
Atlanta Braves Fatheads
There are a good variety of different Atlanta Braves team fatheads. In addition to team logo versions, players are some of the top Fatheads and three of the most popular Braves are noted below.
Smartphones are the new norm and can make for an easy and inexpensive gift for a Atlanta Braves fan. Just make sure to verify the exact make and model before you buy. We have included direct links to Amazon below for the most popular phone models.
Atlanta Braves Jerseys
Jerseys remain the most common way for fans to display their love of the Atlanta Braves. Replica versions offer cheaper prices and fans can also have them customized for added appeal. If you are overwhelmed by the many versions, check our detailed MLB jersey guide here.