May 26, 2024

The renowned mascot of the Atlanta Braves, Chief Noc-a-Homa, passed away on Friday afternoon, according to his family.

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Former mascot Chief Noc-A-Homa talks Braves baseball and tomahawk chop -  KTVZ

From 1966 until 1986, Chief Noc-a-Homa—whose true name is Levi Walker—served as the Atlanta Braves mascot.

His family posted the following on Facebook to mark his passing:

“With fully restored health, the man, the legend, and the great warrior of my life has crossed over to paradise.” He is pain-free and dancing in the sky.

We are grateful for all of his fans’ prayers during this difficult time for the family. Respected Chief Noc-a-Homa, Levi Walker! You’ve done a good job of entertaining and educating people with your life. I will always love you, Dad. You’ll be my hero forever.


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