Bradsher Hayes has had a love affair with the Braves for over sixty-two years beginning when at age seven, he and his father would listen to Braves games beginning in 1957, the year the team won the World Series in Milwaukee. His father, from Brooklyn, Massachusetts, had attended the Braves’ first World Series with his father for one game in 1914.
Bradsher Hayes is a Southern Gentleman and Writer who has a deep love for the game of baseball. He is a foremost authority on college and professional baseball at the turn of the twentieth century after years of study and research.
His first work, “King of the Southern Diamond” was published in the fall of 2019.
He knows baseball and is well paired to the game from his playing time, being a spectator for sixty years and coaching. He played on two state championship baseball teams at Westminster in Atlanta, played college ball at the University of North Carolina, and coached youth programs for ten years. The author has two children Bo and Jenny and has been blessed two grandchildren, Pearl and Olive.