The Atlanta Braves officially bid adieu to the SunTrust Park era on Tuesday morning, when it was announced their stadium will now be known as Truist Park. Read more and watch video here.
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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.
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.
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.
Hurricane Irma, tracking to hit South Florida this weekend, could be the first real test for Marlins Park. Read more here. Meanwhile, the Atlanta Braves are apologizing for playing “Rock You Like A Hurricane” by the Scorpions vs. the Miami Marlins after offering free game tickets to hurricane-fleeing Floridians. Read more and watch video here.
An owner of the 141-acre former foundry site off South Broad Street in Chattanooga (TN) says he can envision “a mini-SunTrust Park” holding not just a minor league baseball stadium but housing and retail space. Read more here.
Joe 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.
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.
After a long road trip to open the season, the Atlanta Braves will finally open their new home, SunTrust Park, on this coming Friday. When they do, the fans will get to take in a unique bat-aged beer that is only sold at the ballpark. Read more here.
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.
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.
When 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.
The 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
Headed to the ball park but forgot your glove? Don’t worry, the Atlanta Braves will have you covered in their new ballpark opening in 2017. Read more here.
The Atlanta Braves will reportedly open their new ballpark in Cobb County (GA) on April 13 against the San Diego Padres. Read more and view construction photo here.
The Atlanta Braves and Cobb County celebrated a major construction milestone June 13 with a “topping out” for SunTrust Park. Read more and view photo gallery here.
The seats in the new Atlanta Braves ballpark will be bigger than the ones at Turner Field. It’s one of the details that emerged during a tour of the construction site in Cobb County Thursday. Read more and watch news report here.
The Atlanta Braves have announced that they will have a “Zip Line” in SunTrust Park, when it opens for the 2017 season. Read more here.
The Atlanta Braves have taken another step toward providing a glimpse of what will be available within The Battery Atlanta, the mixed-use development that will provide year-round dining and entertainment options at SunTrust Park, which is set to open at the start of the 2017 season. Read more and watch video here.
The Atlanta Braves have tapped MillerCoors as its official beer partner starting in 2017, when SunTrust Park debuts. The sponsorship includes a reinvented Chop House featuring Coors Light branding. Read more and view renderings here.
Buffalo (NY)-based Delaware North Sportservice has been chosen as the foodservice operator at SunTrust Park — the new $672 million home of the Atlanta Braves currently under construction. The park is scheduled to open in 2017. Read more here.
The Atlanta Braves want their new stadium in Cobb County (GA) to be a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified building. One environmentally friendly feature planned is a filtration system and 30,000 gallon irrigation tank under the field to capture and reuse rain water. Read more here.
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.
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.