The Gwinnett Braves (Triple-A, International League) are giving fans the opportunity to rename the team. A total of 4,024 submissions and over 900 different names submitted have been narrowed to the following six finalists: Big Mouths, Buttons, Gobblers, Hush Puppies, Lambchops or Sweet Teas. Fans have from now through July 24 to vote for their favorite. Read more about the name choices and vote here.
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PRESS RELEASE – The Gwinnett Braves, Triple-A affiliate of the Atlanta Braves, announced today their 2015 Promotional Schedule. The seventh season of G-Braves baseball at Coolray Field will feature four Hall of Fame Bobblehead Series giveaways, 12 spectacular fireworks shows, three unique Jersey Auctions and numerous notable appearances and theme nights. Single-game tickets will go on sale at Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Gwinnett Braves, Triple-A affiliate of the Atlanta Braves, announced today a partnership with Professional Sports Catering, LLC. PSC, powered by Levy Restaurants, will manage all aspects of the food operation at Coolray Field, including concessions, catering and staffing for every event at the ballpark. Continue reading
A. Barton Hinkle, senior editorial writer and columnist at the Richmond Times-Dispatch, takes a dim and seemingly bitter look at the status of Triple-A ball in Gwinnett County (GA). As you recall, the Richmond Braves (International League) left Richmond (VA) and The Diamond for brand new $64 million ballpark outside Atlanta (GA). Things have not turned out as rosy as predicted at Coolray Field. Read more here.
When Gwinnett County built the new stadium for the Triple-A Gwinnett Braves (International League) in 2008, there were big plans for substantial commercial development on surrounding property. Now one property owner is balking and wants to sell his property to a developer who wants to trade upscale commercial development for residential apartments. Area homeowners are not happy about the idea. Read more here.
Eric and Wendy Pastore from DigitalBallparks.com visit Coolray Field (Gwinnett County Stadium), home of the Triple-A Gwinnett Braves. Read more and view photos here.
LittleBallparks.com visits Coolray Field, home of the Triple-A Gwinnett Braves (International League). View photos here.
PRESS RELEASE – Dave Lezotte, the Director of Broadcasting and Media Relations for the Clinton LumberKings since 2006, is leaving the organization that gave him his start in Minor League Baseball. A radio voice of the LumberKings for the past six seasons, Lezotte is moving on to become the Media Relations Coordinator for the Gwinnett Braves, Triple-A affiliate of the Atlanta Braves. Continue reading
Low attendance at Coolray Field, home of the Triple-A Gwinnet Braves (International League), has kept revenues below the levels predicted to help repay the $33 million debt load on the $64 million stadium. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Gwinnett Braves, the Triple-A Affiliate of the Atlanta Braves, conclude the unveiling of the team’s 2011 season promotional schedule with a preview of the individual theme nights including giveaways and appearances. With something different lined up for every day of the season, the 2011 G-Braves experience is going to be “More than a Game!” Continue reading
The Gwinnett Braves have announced giveaways, promotions and entertainment for the club’s homestand April 27 – May 4. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Atlanta Braves Triple-A minor league team, the Gwinnett Braves, have signed a 16-year stadium naming rights deal with Coolray Heating and Cooling. The ballpark will now be called Coolray Field. Continue reading
Gwinnett County had estimated that $200,000 in parking revenues would be generated from the new stadium for the Triple-A Gwinnett Braves. But the county has reportedly received a mere $31,530 from the team for parking from April through September. The parking revenues are part of the funding forumla used to satisfy the ballpark’s annual bond payment of between $2.1 and $2.6 million over the 30 years. Read more here.
The first season for the Triple-A Gwinnett Braves has come to close, but detractors and supporters are still debating the merits of the new stadium. Whether or not it should have ever been built is a debate for the locals, but paying for it is another question. Continue reading