David Justice #23 of the Atlanda Braves hugs his teammate after game six of the World Series against the Cleveland Indians at the Fulton County Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia. 
Photo: RICK STEWART / GETTY IMAGES
Photo: RICK STEWART / GETTY IMAGES

Where were you when the Braves won the 1995 World Series?

Our readers share their memories when the Braves made history on Oct. 28, 1995:

"In our den at home ... with tickets in hand for the next night's game. Sure was rough to have to send them back!" ~Faye Knowles Wells 

"At home in Marietta and my Uncle and I immediately left out to go purchase our Braves Championship t-shirts!" ~Herman Lovesher

"We were in a suite where champagne was flowing all evening. I remember "We Are the Champions" blasting away when the last out was made and the fans went crazy. I still get teased because I missed the highlight home run by David Justice because I was washing my hands in the rest room." ~Ott Barnard

"I was probably the only David Justice fan in the building! That night he was booed because he said fans were fickle then he brings the only championship to the city. He did it not the pitcher!" ~Ryan Cameron

Ryan Cameron holds up a sign during game six of the World Series against the Cleveland Indians at the Fulton County Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia. RICK STEWART / STRINGER / GETTY IMAGES

"I was at the game sitting on the 3rd baseline! My husband at the time jumped up and landed feet first in his seat and broke it. Ooooops, sorry but it was an amazing game! Bring those days back." ~Tammy L Norton

"I was on the dugout cheering I was a usher." ~Lawence Lothario Latimore

"Boycotting the '95 season because of the '94 strike," ~Barry Masters

"The morning of Game 6, 10/28, my boss called and said he was unable to go to the game and told me that I could have his 2 tickets, since it was my birthday and he knew I was a huge fan ... We sat in the right field seats, right behind the railing. When Justice hit the homer that eventually won the game it sailed about a foot over my head. I told the guy next to me that if I was 5'8" (instead of 5'4") I would have caught that ball. When the game was over we stuck around with thousands of other fans to celebrate the victory. Needless to say it was a great way to celebrate my birthday."  ~Adamo 

Fans of the Cleveland Indians hold up signs against the Atlanta Braves. OTTO GREULE JR / GETTY IMAGES

"At home with my (now late hubby) and my (now grown son) screaming and crying and laughing, it was by far one of the most exciting moments, it was so well deserved for the them and the right time for Atlanta to have a great baseball team. The following little league baseball season my son was chosen to be on the team that were the Braves! He was seriously excited!" ~Victoria Rose

"On a camping trip with my then 7 year-old daughter and her girl scout troop. We didnt have power at camp calvin because hurricane opal had caused trees to fall. It was cold and dark, but we had a battery operated radio, and the 4 adult leaders listened to the game. Time flies!" ~Laurie Ausley

Atlanta Braves owner, Ted Turner, parades the World Series trophy around Fulton County Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia after Atlanta defeated Cleveland 1-0 to take the series four games to two. OTTO GREULE JR. / GETTY IMAGES 

"We lost Dad in 2001, so the memories of taking him to that championship-clinching game are all the more precious. Among his hobbies was wood-working. The day after that unbelievable game he made small wooden plaques for us. Etched in the wood was simply: 1995 World Series, Game 6, Atlanta 1, Cleveland 0. Glued to the wood and coated with varnish was a peanut from the bag he had been eating at the game." ~Dan Parker

"I remember being in elementary school watching the parade and feeling so proud to be from Georgia." ~Isha Johnston

"Game 3 was in Cleveland the following Tuesday, and I was on a business trip in Chicago. Watching the Braves in person was always enjoyable for me, but watching on TV was very painful - just couldn’t do it. Guess it was the ability to turn it off when we fell behind or gave up a lead or whatever. So I knew I needed something to do that night in Chicago to distract me for 4 hours. Wait, how far is it to Milwaukee? That’s the last place the Braves won the World Series, right? So, without a GPS, I headed north and managed to find County Stadium. Surprisingly, I was the only one there. When I called my wife from a pay phone attached to the side of the stadium and told her where I was, she promised to have me committed when I returned home…even after I explained that I was retrieving the World Series title from the last place it had been won by a Braves team. And it worked." ~Jim Stelten, Braves Fan Since ‘66

"I worked for a company that had season tickets at the time.  They had a free raffle  where they drew names for World Series tickets. I won tickets for Game 6.  We had a chance to win the Series in Game 5 but selfishly I wanted the Braves to lose to the Indians so they would come back to Atlanta and play a game 6.  I got my wish and attended game 6 with my husband, Ari.  I was 5 months pregnant with my first child, Ilyse.  It was so awesome to be there when the Braves won the World Series!" ~Dana Greenberg

Dana Greenberg won tickets to game 6 of the World Series through a raffle at her office.

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