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Bronze Statue, Special Terrace to Honor Hank Aaron at SunTrust Park

Atlanta Braves LogoWhen fans make their first visit to SunTrust Park this year, they will have the opportunity to see the various ways the Atlanta Braves have attempted to preserve Hank Aaron‘s legacy and historical accomplishments via tributes constructed throughout their new ballpark.  Read more here.

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Commissioners End Talks to Bring Braves Spring Training to Collier County

Atlanta Braves LogoCollier County (FL) Commissioners on Tuesday rejected plans to lure the Atlanta Braves to the county for spring training.  Read more and watch news report here.

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Turner Field Redevelopment Plan Approved

Georgia State UniversityGeorgia State University will spend $52.8 million to buy and redevelop Turner Field and nearby properties.  It’s a major step forward in the school’s plan to convert the baseball stadium into a football stadium as part of a mixed-use development and campus expansion.  Read more and view photo here.  View stadium site here.

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Taproom, Microbrewery Coming to New Braves Ballpark

Atlanta Braves LogoThe Terrapin Beer Company and the Atlanta Braves are teaming up at the Braves’ new home, the team announced on Tuesday. Plans are in the works for Terrapin to have a new taproom and microbrewery at The Battery Atlanta, which will be adjacent to SunTrust Park, the soon-to-be new home of the Braves.  Read more and view rendering here

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Exclusive Ballpark Tour: SunTrust Park

Joe Mock BaseballParksAtlanta Braves LogoJoe Mock from BaseballParks.com was recently given an exclusive ballpark tour of the new SunTrust Park currently under construction in Cobb County, about ten miles north of downtown Atlanta.  Read more and view photos here.

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Turning the Page on Turner Field: Part III

Joe Mock BaseballParksAtlanta Braves LogoIn the third of a series of articles about Turner Field, Joe Mock from BaseballParks.com has released his interview with former Atlanta Braves star Chipper Jones about his 16 memorable years at the ballpark.  Read more here.

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Turning the Page on Turner Field: Part II

Joe Mock BaseballParksAtlanta Braves LogoIn the second of a series of articles about Turner Field, Joe Mock from BaseballParks.com has released his interview with 89-year-old T.W. Lord, an Atlanta Braves season-ticket-holder for over four-and-a-half decades.  Read more here.

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