The Atlanta Braves are a professional baseball team based in Atlanta, Georgia. The Braves are a member of the Eastern Division of Major League Baseball's National League. The Braves have played in Turner Field since 1997. The 'Braves' name, which was first used in 1912, originates from a term for a Native American warrior. They are nicknamed 'the Bravos', and often referred to as 'America's Team' in reference to the team's games being broadcast on the nationally available TBS from the 1970s until 2007, gaining a wide fanbase. From - the Braves were one of the most successful franchises in baseball, winning division titles an unprecedented 14 consecutive times in that period (omitting the strike-shortened 1994 season in which there were no official division champions). The Braves won the NL West 199193 and the NL East -, and returned to the playoffs as the National League Wild Card in 2010.
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