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Ballpark Visit ALERT: CoolToday Park (North Port, FL)

Joe Mock of  BaseballParks.com recently visited CoolToday Park, the new spring-training home for the Atlanta Braves in North Port (FL).  Mock’s in-depth review checks in at 6,000 words and 26 photographs covering everything from the ballpark design to fan amenities and concessions.  Read review and view photos here.

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Braves’ Era at Champion Stadium Ends Next Saturday

Since 1998, the Atlanta Braves have spent their spring training days at Disney World’s Champion Stadium.  This era will come to and end next Saturday, when the Braves will play their final game at the ballpark.  In 2020, the Braves will move their spring operations to North Port (FL).  Read more here.

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Merger Bringing Name Change to Suntrust Park

One way or another, it looks like the Atlanta Braves are going to be playing in a park that will not be named SunTrust. The $66 billion acquisition of SunTrust by BB&T Corp. means the two huge banks will be merged into one company under a new name, which has yet to be decided.  Read more here.

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It’s ‘CoolToday Park’

The new spring training home of the Atlanta Braves has its name: CoolToday Park. On Tuesday, the Atlanta Braves announced a partnership with CoolToday for the naming rights of the facility, slated to host its first game on Sunday, March 24, with the Braves taking on the Tampa Bay Rays.  Read more here.

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SunTrust Park Brings Positive Fiscal Impact

A study commissioned by the Cobb County Chamber of Commerce has determined that SunTrust Park, home of the Atlanta Braves, and The Battery Atlanta are driving an average, total, net fiscal impact of approximately $18.9 million annually for Cobb County.  Read more here.

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Atlanta Braves’ New Spring-Training Complex (North Port, FL)

Joe Mock of BaseballParks.com has just released a 21-photo essay from his exclusive tour of the Atlanta Braves’ new spring-training complex currently under construction in North Port (FL).  Read more and view photos.

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Body Found in Freezer at SunTrust Park

The body of an employee was found in a freezer at SunTrust Park, the home stadium of the Atlanta Braves, Tuesday afternoon.  Read more and watch news report here.

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