Brian Snitker began the 2016 season as manager of the Gwinnett Braves, but will enter the 2017 season as the manager of the Atlanta Braves.

Must reads: Top sports stories of 2016

You might be surprised at both the number and the quality of sports stories that come with no score attached.

Stories that contain neither victory’s thrill nor defeat’s agony. Stories not set among the yowling crowd consumed by owning the moment but rather much smaller numbers of those who attempt to map the future.

Their work was big news around Atlanta in 2016, their stories quite high among those that dominated the year.

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