Braves announce second leg of caravan tour

BY foxsports • January 22, 2013

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves Country Caravan will roll through the Southeast from Jan. 22-Feb. 2. For two weeks, Braves players, coaches, broadcasters and front office staff will hit the road, traveling nearly 3,000 miles of Braves country to meet and greet fans prior to the start of spring training.

The Braves Country Caravan provides the opportunity to engage fans with players, coaches and broadcasters to create lasting memories in each of its stops. Throughout the planned visits, the Caravan will make community appearances at schools and military bases, as well as host free public autograph signings at Academy Sports + Outdoors stores and Taco Mac locations throughout the Southeast.

Saturday, Jan. 26 -- Montgomery and Auburn, Ala.

Scheduled to appear: Paul Maholm, Cory Gearrin, J.R. Graham, Scott Fletcher and Don Sutton

12 noon-1:30 p.m. CST
Academy Sports + Outdoors Autograph Signing
8610 Eastchase Pkwy., Montgomery, AL 36117

3-4:30 p.m. CST
Academy Sports + Outdoors Autograph Signing
2325 Bent Creek Road, Auburn, AL 36830

Sunday, Jan. 27 -- Nashville, Tenn.
Scheduled to appear: Brandon Beachy, Cory Gearrin and Sean Gilmartin

3:30-5 p.m. CST
Mt. Juliet Academy Sports + Outdoors Autograph Signing
355 Old Pleasant Grove Road, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122

Monday, Jan. 28  -- Dalton, Ga.
Scheduled to appear: Craig Kimbrel, Jordan Schafer, Gus Schlosser, Frank Wren and Brian Snitker

3:30-5 p.m.
Dalton Academy Sports + Outdoors Autograph Signing
865 Shugart Road, Dalton, GA 30720

Tuesday, Jan. 29 -- Greenville, S.C.
Scheduled to appear: B.J. Upton, Brandon Beachy, Terry Pendleton and Chip Caray

1:30-2:45 p.m. EST
Liberty High School
124 Red Devil Drive
Liberty, SC 29657

4-5:30 p.m. EST
Easley Academy Sports + Outdoors Autograph Signing
201 Rolling Hills Circle, Easley, SC 29640

Wednesday, Jan. 30 -- Charlotte, N.C. / Rock Hill, S.C.
Scheduled to appear: Martin Prado, Alex Wood and Chip Caray

12:30-2:30 p.m. EST
Taco Mac Power Lunch
4625 Piedmont Row Drive, Bldg. E, Suite 115, Charlotte, NC 28210

3:30-5 p.m. EST
 Academy Sports + Outdoors Autograph Signing
2468 Cross Point Drive, Rock Hill, SC 29730

Thursday, Jan. 31 -- Atlanta and Hiram, Ga.
Scheduled to appear: Jason Heyward, B.J. Upton, Mike Minor, Eric O'Flaherty, Frank Wren and Carlos Tosca

3:30-5 p.m. EST
Academy Sports + Outdoors Autograph Signing
4215 Jimmy Lee Smith Pkwy., Hiram, GA 30141

Friday, Feb. 1 – Birmingham, Ala.
Scheduled to appear: Eric O'Flaherty, Mike Minor and Eddie Perez

4-5:30 p.m. CST
Birmingham Academy Sports + Outdoors Autograph Signing
310 Doug Maker Blvd., Birmingham, AL 35242

Saturday, Feb. 2 – Valdosta and Warner Robins, Ga.
Scheduled to appear: Ryan Klesko, Phil Niekro, Eddie Perez and Greg Walker

(Joe Simpson will be at the Valdosta Academy Sports + Outdoors only)

1-2:30 p.m. EST
Academy Sports + Outdoors Autograph Signing
455 Norman Drive, Valdosta, GA 31601

4:30-6 p.m. EST               
Academy Sports + Outdoors Autograph Signing
2907 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins, GA 31093

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