First base shuffle

Troy Glaus wore No. 8 during his last two years in St. Louis. In Atlanta, he could wear No. 12, for he will become the Braves' 12th different Opening Day first baseman over the last 14 seasons.

Yr/Player/Games/Ave/HR/RBI

1997 Fred McGriff 152 .277 22 97

1998 Andres Galarraga 153 .305 44 121

1999 Ryan Klesko 133 .297 21 80

2000 Andres Galarraga 141 .302 28 100

2001 Rico Brogna 72 .248 3 21

2002 B.J. Surhoff 25 .293 0 9

2003 Robery Fick 126 .269 11 80

2004 Julio Franco 125 .309 6 57

2005 Adam LaRoche 141 .259 20 78

2006 Adam LaRoche 149 .285 32 90

2007 Scott Thorman 120 .216 11 26

2008 Mark Teixeira 103 .283 20 78

2009 Casey Kotchman 87 .282 6 41

2010 Troy Glaus