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Truist Park – Wikipedia

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Of the Truist Park is a baseball stadium in the metropolitan area of ​​Atlanta. It is located in Cumberland in Cobb County, approximately 10 miles (16 km) northwest of downtown Atlanta. It is the home ground of the Atlanta Braves from Major League Baseball. It solved the Turner Field as the venue of the Braves away. The symbolic, first ball throw (English Ceremonial first pitch) led Braves-Legend Hank Aaron.[4]

On November 11, 2013, the Braves announced that they would be leaving their pitch for a new stadium after the 2016 season.[5][6] The Braves have been playing their home games in Truist Park since April 2017.[7]

Truist Park was built in a public-private partnership (PPP) with a project budget of US $ 622 million. Cobb-Marietta Coliseum & Exhibit Hall Authority has issued up to $ 397 million in bonds for the project. The district raised $ 368 million in bonds, $ 14 million in transportation taxes, and $ 10 million from businesses in the Cumberland Community Improvement District. the Braves controlled the remaining money for the park and the Battery Atlanta (Area around the stadium with shops etc.). In total, the construction project cost $ 1.1 billion.[8]

the Braves played a preseason game against the New York Yankees on March 31, 2017 as a soft opening for season ticket holders.[9] The Atlanta Braves beat them Yankees with 8: 5.[10] On April 8 of that year, the University of Georgia teams wore (Georgia Bulldogs) and the University of Missouri (Missouri Tigers) the first batch for the general public.[11] The lost in front of 33,025 spectators Bulldogs 1: 6 against them Tigers.[12] The first batch of Braves in the regular season of the MLB took place in the new home on April 14, 2017, a 5-2 win against the San Diego Padres.[7]

In January 2020 the stadium became the Braves renamed. The SunTrust Park became the Truist Park. The new name was created through the merger of SunTrust Banks with BB&T Bank.[13]

  1. Experts: Economic Impact Doesn’t ‘Hinge’ On Falcons, Braves Performance (Memento from August 21, 2017 in Internet Archive) (English)
  2. Comparing Braves, Falcons stadium deals (Memento from August 29, 2017 in Internet Archive) (English)
  3. Outfield dimensions, wall heights different at new Braves stadium (Memento from November 21, 2018 in Internet Archive) (English)
  4. [email protected]: Aaron throws out first pitch at SunTrust Park. In: youtube.com. Major League Baseball, 15. April 2017, accessed on October 31, 2021.
  5. Mark Bowman: Braves leaving Turner Field for Cobb County. In: mlb.com. Major League Baseball, 11. November 2013, accessed on October 31, 2021 (English).
  6. Craig Calcaterra: The Braves are leaving Turner Field after the 2016 season. NBC Sports, 11. November 2013, accessed on October 31, 2021 (English).
  7. ab Boxscore: Padres vs. Braves. In: mlb.com. Major League Baseball, 14. April 2017, accessed on October 31, 2021 (English).
  8. @1@2Template: Dead Link / www.11alive.com(Page no longer available, search in web archives: Braves stadium project to cost $1,1B) (English)
  9. Mark Bowman: SunTrust Park’s 1st game will be exhibition vs. Yanks. In: mlb.com. Major League Baseball, 8. September 2016, accessed on October 31, 2021 (English).
  10. Braves break in new ballpark with 8-5 win over Yankees (Memento from January 26, 2021 in Internet Archive) (English)
  11. Bulldogs, not Braves, get first regular-season game in SunTrust Park (Memento from May 19, 2017 in Internet Archive) (English)
  12. Georgia baseball loses to Missouri at SunTrust Park to drop series (Memento from January 26, 2021 in Internet Archive)
  13. Mike Axisa: Atlanta Braves’ stadium renamed Truist Park heading into fourth MLB season. In: cbssports.com. CBS Sports, 14. Januar 2020, accessed on October 31, 2021 (English).

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