Most Braves opening-day starts (Atlanta era)

16 Chipper Jones missed the 1996 and 2012 openers with injuries, but he started 13 openers at third base and three in left field. 12 Dale Murphy made opening-day starts at four positions: five in center field, three in left, three in right and one at catcher. 10 Andruw Jones made all of those starts in center field (1998-2007). 9 Hank Aaron made eight starts in right field and one in left. He was with the team only nine seasons in Atlanta. 8 Phil Niekro holds the Atlanta-era record for opening-day starts