Buffalo in the ’70s: Cheering on your Buffalo Braves

By Steve Cichon
steve@buffalostories.com
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Buffalo News archives

“Oh, ah, Braves on the warpath.”

We can’t be sure exactly what the cheer was at the moment News Photographer Robert L. Smith snapped this photo, but the scorer’s table at Memorial Auditorium didn’t seem too impressed.

Fans in the Gold and Red seats, however, seemed to be paying closer attention.

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Steve Cichon

Steve Cichon is a proud Buffalonian helping the world experience the city he loves. The operator of Buffalo Stories Tours writes about the people, places, and ideas that make Buffalo special at blog.buffalostories.com and daily at buffalonews.com/history. The storyteller and historian has written six books, worn bow ties since the 80s, and spent 20 years working in Buffalo radio and TV, climbing his way to news director at WBEN Radio. Since then, he's been an adjunct professor and produced PBS documentaries. Steve's Buffalo roots run deep: all eight of his great-grandparents called Buffalo home, with his first ancestors arriving here in 1827.