Joe Johnson Honorary Captain At Braves Game

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Joe Johnson and Braves manager Bobby Cox.

JOE JOHNSON SERVES AS HONORARY CAPTAIN AT BRAVES GAME

ATLANTA (May 16, 2006) -- Hawks guard Joe Johnson served as the honorary captain at the Atlanta Braves game Tuesday night, a thrilling 4-3 Atlanta win in 11 innings. Johnson's role was to assist the Braves third base coach in delivering the lineup card to the umpires. While at the game, Johnson had the chance to meet the Braves team and coaches, along with former President Jimmy Carter.


Hawks guard Joe Johnson meets former President Jimmy Carter


from left to right - Marlins bullpen coach Mike Harkey, third base umpire Larry Poncino, home plate umpire Bruce Dreckman, Hawks' Johnson, second base umpire Gary Darling, first base umpire Brian Knight and Braves third base coach Fredi Gonzalez gather for a quick photo before the start of Tuesday's game