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Back in January, Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez celebrated the first and only postseason victory of his career. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Florida Gulf Coast players shower their coach Andy Enfield with water in the team’s locker room after beating San Diego State 81-71. The win clinched a berth in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament. (AP Photo/Naples Daily News, Scott McIntyre)
Evan Gattis took Major League Baseball by storm in 2013. The 26-year-old hit 21 home runs and quickly became known for his story of redemption. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
One of the craziest weather photos of the year came in Atlanta when a lightning bolt hit one of the city’s many towers. (Photo courtesy of Paul Bruschi)
OK, so it wasn’t in the field of play, but Atlanta was enthralled with Turner Field’s newest eatery, and even better – after the Waffle House opened, the Braves embarked on an amazing 14-game winning streak, essentially putting away the NL East in early-August.
The mock-ups were presented to the city for the first time – this is what the Atlanta Falcons’ new stadium will look like. (Gamedayr.com photo)
For the first time in nearly a decade, the Atlanta Braves were champions of the National League’s Eastern Division. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Oh yeah, and I got engaged this year!
When Juan Uribe’s 2-run shot sailed into the Los Angeles night, the Braves were eliminated from the playoffs. Three thousand miles away, the Falcons completed a terrible 30-28 loss to the New York Jets just minutes earlier. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
After Julio Jones was lost for the season with a foot injury, the Falcons’ place as the most disappointing team in football in 2013 was secured. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
FSU fans celebrated on Clemson’s field after the Seminoles set a scoring record for Death Valley with a 51-14 victory that propelled FSU into the national title discussion. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
In November, the Braves took the entire city by storm when they announced they’d be moving out of the city and into Cobb County, a northern suburb of Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Despite pending rape accusations, Florida State fans continued to support quarterback Jameis Winston on and off the field. He was never charged with any crime. (AP Photo/Phil Sears)
AP Photo/Bob Leverone
I hope you’ve enjoyed my images of 2013. What big stories will always remind you of 2013? Leave your thoughts in the comments below.
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