Braves streak is over, but not hunger for October

Originally Published: February 26, 2007
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- John Smoltz played in a golf tournament in Connecticut. Bobby Cox puttered around his farm.

Chipper Jones packed up to travel to the ranch in Texas. John Schuerholz headed for the office to begin the quest for an October like the ones he used to know.

The calendars on their walls and PDAs said it was October 2006. But for these men -- the pillars of an underappreciated dynasty -- it sure didn't feel like October.

For John Smoltz and Bobby Cox, for Chipper ...

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