7-time MLB All-Star and two-time National League MVP whose career spanned from 1976 to 1993, mostly with the Atlanta Braves.
He began his MLB career with the Atlanta Braves, playing catcher.
He was known to be one of the most family-friendly sports figures of the 1980s.
He had eight children with his wife Nancy, whom he married in 1979.
He and Pete Rose were both selected to the 1980 MLB All-Star game.