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Ballpark Visit ALERT: SunTrust Park (Cobb County, GA)

Joe Mock BaseballParksJoe Mock from BaseballParks.com recently visited SunTrust Park, the new home of the Atlanta Braves in Cobb County (GA).  For those who have not yet visited the state-of-the-art facility, Mock takes you there with over 9,000 words and 60 photographs covering everything from ballpark design to fan amenities and concessions.  Read more and view photos here.

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SunTrust Park Officially Opens Tonight

After more than six weeks in Florida for Spring Training and an 11-day road trip, the Atlanta Braves are finally coming home to their new digs.  Following two impressive dress rehearsals, SunTrust Park officially opens tonight when the Braves host the Padres at 7:35 p.m. ET.  Read more here.  View gallery of food locations here.  Watch unveiling of Bobby Cox statue here.

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SunTrust Transportation Plans: Braves Announce Uber Pilot Program

The Atlanta Braves released the third and final phase of their transportation plan for SunTrust Park on Monday, focusing on a new pilot program from ride-sharing app Uber and the capabilities of the MLB Ballpark application.  Read more here.

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Sneak Peek: The Taste of SunTrust Park

SunTrust Park’s executive chef Peter Smithing and food-service provider Delaware North opened the gates of the new stadium Thursday to offer a sneak peek at how Atlanta Braves fans will feast on game days.  Read more here.   View food photos here.

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SunTrust Park Readies for Debut

Minus a few essential finishing touches — installing the bases, attaching the padding to the outfield wall and the like — SunTrust Park looks just about ready for a baseball game.  Read more and view media tour here.

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Braves Zero In on Sarasota for Spring Training

Atlanta Braves LogoThe Atlanta Braves, pending contract negotiations, are moving their spring training operation to the Sarasota (FL) area after spending the past 21 years in Orlando.  Read more here.

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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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