The Bravest represents baseball fans who want to show their support for First Responders --- the brave men and women who keep us safe on a daily basis. Through sales of our gear, ticket giveaways to First Responders, and (eventually) a cheering section, we honor their efforts while also rooting for the home team. The Bravest connects America's Past Time with one of America's greatest resources.
We've created unique logos for each group of First Responders --- firefighters, EMS, and police officers --- and made them available in our Shop. We will use the money we make to buy tickets to Braves games for First Responders!
As our group grows, we plan to organize a cheering section for The Bravest at home and away games where fans can show their support for the team and for First Responders. Follow us on social media to hear about our events.
The Bravest was founded by brothers Marty and Chris Buccafusco, two long-time fans who grew up in Augusta, Georgia. The Bravest represents Marty and Chris's attempt to honor their grandfather (a mounted police officer) and the millions of other First Responders who work tirelessly on our behalf.
The idea sprang from a conversation with Paul Lukas, of Uni Watch, when we were discussing how the Atlanta baseball club could reinterpret the team's existing imagery to represent a less divisive concept. Huge thanks to Paul for the conversation and insight that led to this idea, and we're proud to see it come to fruition for such a good cause.