Looking back: Former Brave Chris Chambliss Previous Gallery Next Gallery 1 / 11 Long-time major-league first baseman Chris Chambliss played for the Braves from 1980 through 1986. Read more about his career here. AJC file photo 2 / 11 AJC file photo Braves first baseman Chris Chambliss (middle) sits next to team owner Ted Turner (left) at a press conference. AJC file photo 3 / 11 AJC file photo Former Braves first baseman Chris Chambliss is the son of a U.S. Navy chaplain. AJC file photo 4 / 11 AJC file photo First baseman Chris Chambliss helped the Braves win an NL West title. AJC file photo 5 / 11 AJC file photo Chris Chambliss played six seasons for the Yankees dynasty. AJC file photo 6 / 11 AJC file photo Chris Chambliss was named AL Rookie of the Year in 1971. AJC file photo 7 / 11 AJC file photo Chris Chambliss was known for his big hits in Atlanta. AJC file photo 8 / 11 AJC file photo Chris Chambliss on playing for the Braves: "It was a lot of fun. I got the chance to see Dale Murphy turn into a great player and I really like the players that were on the team. We had something pretty special in 1982.” AJC file photo 9 / 11 AJC file photo Chris Chambliss still lives in Alpharetta. AJC file photo 10 / 11 Paul Zimmerman Former Braves player Chris Chambliss attends an event in New York on October 17, 2015. (Photo by Paul Zimmerman/Getty Images for NYCWFF) 11 / 11 Sign up for e-newsletters Want more news? Sign up for free e-newsletters to get more of AJC delivered to your inbox.