The Atlanta Braves and Comcast announced Tuesday the media and cable company will be the sole occupant of a proposed nine-story office building adjacent to the ballclub’s new stadium in Cumberland (GA). Comcast will also lay high-speed fiber optic cable for the stadium and mixed-use development and be one of the largest sponsors of SunTrust Park. Read more here.
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Construction of $672 million SunTrust Park, the new home for the Atlanta Braves, is right on schedule, according to officials from Cobb County (GA) and the Braves. Read more here.
The Atlanta Braves have hired John Hart to serve as the team’s president of baseball operations — a newly created title. The 66-year-old Hart agreed to a three-year deal that will continue through the team’s first season at its new stadium in Cobb County. Hart, the former GM for the Texas Rangers and Cleveland Indians, joined the Braves last year as a senior adviser. Read more here.
The Atlanta Braves will break ground on their new ballpark on Tuesday, September 16, at 11 am ET. The event will be streamed live on braves.com. The Braves will begin play in their new digs starting the 2017 season. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – – Officially launching a new era for Atlanta Braves baseball, the organization will host a groundbreaking for its new ballpark on Sept. 16, 2014 at 11 a.m. The ceremony begins the construction phase of the project, putting it on schedule to host fans for Opening Day, 2017. Continue reading