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The Atlanta Braves Avoided What the New York Yankees Could Not

Published by on May 20, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

The Atlanta Braves made the playoffs every season from 1991-2005, with the exception of 1994, when there were no playoffs or World Series.

They are considered the most successful National League team during that time period, but when one views their page on Baseball-Reference.com, 13 of the 14 listings under "Playoffs" starts with the word "Lost".

Success is Making the Playoffs

In the 21st century, making the playoffs is considered a success. This explains why the Braves are not considered losers, despite winning the World Series only once in 14 playoff appearances.

The Yankees won four World Championships from 1996-2000, but the Braves avoided the most ignominious loss in playo...

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