Those history-chasing Atlanta Braves

Updated: September 18, 2013, 1:25 PM ET
By Jayson Stark

History in baseball comes in many shapes, many sizes, many colors, many forms. Those 2013 Atlanta Braves are living proof.

On one hand, their closer, Craig Kimbrel, is on the verge of doing something Mariano Rivera has never done -- and, for that matter, something no pitcher in the history of baseball has ever done.

On the other hand, this is a first-place team that, amazingly, has two every-day players -- Dan Uggla and B.J. Upton -- living life below the Mendoza Line. Many of you ...

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