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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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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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