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The Braves remove their cursed locker

Apr 2, 2013, 11:32 AM EDT

Brady Bunch Tiki

I don’t believe in curses and such, but many do. And those who do believe that there was a cursed locker in the Braves’ clubhouse at Turner Field. It was the one that used to be next to Greg Maddux’s, and everyone who has had it since 1997 has suddenly forgotten how to play baseball and/or found their career ending soon after being assigned the spot.

Now, however, it is no more: Dave O’Brien and Carroll Rogers of the AJC report that it has been converted from a locker to a kiosk at which the players reserve comp tickets for home games.

Which could be worse. Because it’s one thing for that locker to essentially end the careers of Robert Fick and Ken Caminiti. It’s another thing altogether when some players’ parents or friends gets a case of food poisoning while sitting in their comped seats.

  1. tmhofficial - Apr 2, 2013 at 11:46 AM

    Seems legit.

    • bellweather22 - Apr 2, 2013 at 4:01 PM

      To Bobby Cox, or anyone that emulates his style, all these superstitious things matter. Much moreso than removing struggling veteran pitchers during losing World Series games.

  2. kjericho43 - Apr 2, 2013 at 12:10 PM

    Bradys in Hawaii: Best. Brady Bunch episode. Ever.

    • mybrunoblog - Apr 2, 2013 at 12:46 PM

      Brady’s at the Grand Canyon is right there too.

      • nolanwiffle - Apr 2, 2013 at 1:17 PM

        What of “The Dropout”? Don Drysdale!

    • elmo - Apr 2, 2013 at 2:30 PM

      I actually heard the spooky “taboo idol” music in my head when I saw that picture.

      • kjericho43 - Apr 2, 2013 at 2:52 PM

        I hear that music in my head all the time.

  3. Old Gator - Apr 2, 2013 at 12:21 PM

    I hope they at least gave the Hanster the option of locking his accursed .342 amulet in there before they removed it and threw it into the lava pool atop Mount Doom.

  4. deathmonkey41 - Apr 2, 2013 at 12:49 PM

    Professor Whitehead moved to Georgia?

  5. heyblueyoustink - Apr 2, 2013 at 12:49 PM

    ” I don’t believe in curses and such”

    And with that, somewhere, a curse is being put on you, possibly by Neve Cambell….

    • bravojawja - Apr 2, 2013 at 1:50 PM

      *gets in line to have Neve Campbell put anything on me*

  6. tfbuckfutter - Apr 2, 2013 at 1:10 PM

    Is it true Bud Selig inquired about purchasing the locker and having it installed in the place of Ryan Braun’s current locker?

    • historiophiliac - Apr 2, 2013 at 1:27 PM

      I wish Bud was that interesting.

  7. hojo20 - Apr 2, 2013 at 1:28 PM

    Thankfully Johnny Bravo made it to shore.

  8. rcali - Apr 2, 2013 at 3:50 PM

    This site is now jinxed!

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