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Atlanta Braves: Roster for Fourth Annual 44 Classic Presented by Nike at Truist Park September 24-25

The Atlanta Braves will host their fourth annual 44 Classic presented by Nike at Truist Park on Saturday, September 24 and Sunday, September 25. This showcase, with participating sponsor Truist, will feature the top diverse high school baseball talent from the Southeast.

The top 44 players from the Braves’ RBI Fall Development League presented by Nike were selected to participate in an exclusive pro-style workout on Saturday, September 24 at 1:30 p.m. On Sunday, September 25 at 1 p.m., the athletes will be split into two teams to play in a showcase game in front of professional baseball scouts.

Players will be coached by Braves alumni Marquis Grissom, Marvin Freeman, and Johnny Estrada.

The 44 Classic presented by Nike — named in honor of Henry “Hank” Aaron’s number — furthers his legacy to increase diversity in baseball. It serves as a platform to provide access and exposure for rising sophomore, junior, and senior minority baseball talent to help them reach the next level.

The showcase game on Sunday, September 25 is free and open to the public. Tickets must be reserved in advance at

The full roster of participating student-athletes includes:

Name Position Hometown (City, State) High School
Antonio Anderson SS Atlanta, GA North Atlanta High School
Ali Banks OF Stone Mountain, GA Parkview High School
Corey Battey LHP Clermont, FL TNXL Academy
Tysen Benford RHP Acworth, GA Georgia Premier Academy
Michael Bright MIF Lithia Springs, GA New Manchester High School
Clarence Callaway III C Conyers, GA Dutchtown High School
Wesley Calloway 1B Atlanta, GA Whitefield Academy
Montrell Christian OF Forest Park, GA Forest Park High School
Kanious Davis RHP Atlanta, GA Maynard Jackson High School
Jacen Davis MIF Atlanta, GA Dunwoody High School
Evan Duncan OF Millbrook, GA Stanhope Elmore High
Lj Estrada C Newnan, GA The Heritage School
Jamie Howze OF Ellenwood, GA Redan High School
Ira Jefferies 3B Marietta, GA Hillgrove High School
Malachi Jeffries SS Buford, GA Seckinger High School
Adrian Jimenez SS Sugar hill, GA Lanier High School
Terrence Kiel II OF Atlanta, GA Pace Academy
Trey Lawrence SS Palmetto, FL Palmetto High School
Nathaniel Leverettte C Atlanta, GA Westlake High School
Trey Majette 1B Lawrenceville, GA Peachtree High School
Adriel Martinez C Stone Mountain, GA Redan High School
Denver Matthews OF New Rochelle, NY New Rochelle High School
Bernard Moon SS Stone Mountain, GA Redan High School
Rodney Mudd II OF Snellville, GA Shiloh High School
Sam Parker 1B Marietta, GA Kennesaw Mountain High school
Tyshon Patty SS Lawrenceville, GA Mountain View High School
Andwele Pittman RHP Decatur, GA Decatur High School
Ezra Poole RHP Buford, GA Buford High School
Ethan Pulliam SS Starkville, MI Starkville High School
Carson Ray SS Atlanta, GA Woodward Academy
Brent Sims RHP Stockbridge, GA Stockbridge High School
Adonis Smith RHP Stockbridge, GA Georgia Premier Academy
Nicholas Spry RHP Snellville, GA Shiloh High School
Brandon Stephens RHP Decatur, GA Decatur High School
Mason Sutherland 1B Marietta, GA Marietta High School
Travyon Taylor 1B Riverdale, GA Forest Park High School
Quaterrion Walton SS Fairburn, GA Langston Hughes High School
DeVante Wells C Pinson, AL Pinson Valley High School
Chase Williams OF Montgomery, AL Stanhope Elmore High School
Desean Williams OF Hampton, GA Georgia Premier Academy
Tyrell Wyatt 2B Stone Mountain, GA Redan High School
Bruce Wyche OF McDonough, GA Union Grove High School
Ryan Wynn SS Douglasville, GA Chapel Hill High School
Ashton Yelder 3B Montgomery, AL Lowndes Academy

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