Atlanta Braves rookies fetch coffee before Cubs game

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Like many rookies before them, the Atlanta Braves’ first year players made a ceremonial Wrigleyville coffee run when they came to Chicago to play the Cubs.

Some of the team veterans were belting directions to rooks via mega-phone.

There is no hiding from the wrath of a team’s elder statesmen. You have to earn your stripes on a baseball team and that sentiment apparently applies off the diamond as well.

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