ICYMI: Dansby Swanson right at home with the Braves

When the Braves acquired Dansby Swanson from the Diamondbacks in December, a big story line was that Swanson hails from Marietta. Steve Hummer's recent profile of Swanson examines how deeply Swanson is part of the fabric of metro Atlanta.

Hummer's article looks at:

•Swanson’s connection to Stilesboro Biscuits in west Cobb County.

•His devotion to Atlanta’s sports teams – including how he reacted when the Falcons lost to the 49ers in the NFC Championship game three years ago.

•The reason for Swanson’s first name.

•His parents’ athletic prowess.

•His Twitter challenge for the new year.

Read the full article on Swanson here.

Others Braves article of interest:

Gordon Beckham looks for a career revival as he comes home.

Pitcher Mike Foltynewicz working on return from injury.

Andruw Jones ready to retire, wants to stay in baseball.