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Turner Field to Be Demolished After Atlanta Braves Leave
November 13th, 2013 at 8:10 AM
The city of Atlanta won't have an empty ballpark sitting around after the Atlanta Braves depart Turner Field for Cobb County in 2017. Mayor Kasim Reed told the Associated Press that the Ted will be demolished. But instead of turning Turner Field into a parking lot, Reed says the land will...

Atlanta Braves Unveil Plans for New Ballpark; Will Leave Turner Field After 2016
November 11th, 2013 at 1:20 PM
The Atlanta Braves unveiled plans this morning to build a new cutting-edge ballpark that will open in time to start the 2017 season. The Braves have played at Turner Field since 1997 and they have informed Atlanta officials that they will not renew their 20-year lease when it expires at...

Death of Atlanta Braves Fan Killed in Turner Field Fall Ruled a Suicide
October 2nd, 2013 at 8:40 AM
Ronald Lee Homer, Jr., a Conyers native and Atlanta Braves fan who died in a fall over a railing at Turner Field in August, has been ruled to have committed suicide, ajc.com reports. Homer died Aug. 12 after climbing over the railing and leaping to his death 85 feet below in...

Atlanta Braves Playoff Tickets on Sale Friday
August 29th, 2013 at 10:10 AM
Tickets to Atlanta Braves playoff games will go on sale Friday, August 30 at 10:00 AM at the Turner Field box office and through Ticketmaster online. Prices for National League Division Series tickets range from $18 to $97 while National League Championship Series tickets range from $60 to $135. World Series...

Chris Johnson, Atlanta Braves Walk Off Behind Paul Maholm’s Strong Showing
August 28th, 2013 at 11:41 PM
The Paul Maholm of old took the mound tonight at Turner Field, as the Atlanta Braves played the 2nd game in a 3 game series with the Cleveland Indians, while Chris Johnson knocked in Jordan Schafer with a walk-off single in the bottom of the 9th.   Paul Maholm pitched a solid 6...

Atlanta Braves Kick Off Homestand with Three Games Series Against the Cleveland Indians
August 27th, 2013 at 2:29 PM
After coming off a difficult road trip that cost the Atlanta Braves their star right-fielder, Jason Heyward, for the rest of the regular season, and while also dropping three of four games in St. Louis against the Cardinals, the Braves are happy to kick off a nine game home stand...

Atlanta Braves Take on New York Mets in 2 Game Series
August 20th, 2013 at 1:06 PM
After taking two games in a three game series with the Washington Nationals at Turner Field, the Atlanta Braves now head to Citi Field in Flushing, New York for a 2-game series with the New York Mets. The Braves currently hold the largest division lead in all of baseball by a...

Bryce Harper Compliments Atlanta Braves Fans After Verbal Altercation
August 19th, 2013 at 8:07 AM
Atlanta Braves fans simply don't like Bryce Harper. It's a fact. Since his over the top reaction after getting beaten by Julio Teheran and later saying he could have put Teheran "six feet under" on Aug. 6, the Braves have hit him twice more. Still, that didn't stop Harper from having...

Atlanta Braves’ Dan Uggla Has Successful LASIK Surgery
August 17th, 2013 at 8:44 PM
Dan Uggla can finally see. A day after the Atlanta Braves second baseman had LASIK eye surgery, he was back at Turner Field hitting off a tee, Kevin McAlpin tweets.   Dan Uggla is here. Had successful LASIK surgery yesterday. Says his vision is now 20-15. May hit off tee inside today....

Man Killed in Turner Field Fall Identified, Family Considers Legal Action
August 13th, 2013 at 8:29 PM
Police have identified the man who fell to his death at Turner Field before Monday's game between the Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies as 30-year-old Ronald Homer of Conyers, Ga., the Associated Press reports. The police concluded that there was no foul play involved. Authorities also revised their estimation of the...

Man Dies in Fall at Turner Field Before Atlanta Braves Game
August 12th, 2013 at 11:28 PM
A man who fell at Turner Field before Monday's game between the Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies has died at the hospital, 11 Alive News reports. Atlanta police say the man died after a 65-foot fall just after 8:30 p.m., while the Braves and Phillies were in a rain delay. "There was...

Atlanta Braves Fan Injured in Fall at Turner Field
August 12th, 2013 at 9:44 PM
A fan is seriously injured after falling from the Turner Field stands before Monday's game between the Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies, 11 Alive News reports. The fan reportedly fell about 30 feet just after 8:30 p.m. during the rain delay. The only official word is that the fan's condition was "serious"...

Atlanta Braves’ Paul Maholm Throws Extended Rehab Bullpen Session
August 10th, 2013 at 9:09 AM
Injured Atlanta Braves lefty pitcher Paul Maholm threw an extended bullpen session at Turner Field before Friday's win over the Miami Marlins, and he was pleased with the results.   Had a great bullpen today and it was awesome to see Huddy back in the clubhouse. Lets keep #streaking — paul maholm (@paul_maholm) August...

Waffle House to Open at Turner Field Friday
July 26th, 2013 at 8:18 AM
***PHOTO1*** For those left wishing their baseball game can be smothered and covered, the Atlanta Braves are welcoming Waffle House to Turner Field on Friday.   @WaffleHouse will make it's debut @ Turner Field tomorrow. Serving hashbrowns & waffles with several different toppings. #smothered+covered — Atlanta Braves (@Braves) July 25, 2013 The Twitter announcement from...

Hot Atlanta Braves, Surging Miami Marlins Meet for Three Games: Series Preview
July 2nd, 2013 at 8:41 AM
The Atlanta Braves welcome the Miami Marlins to Turner Field for a three-game series between two teams that are red hot at the moment. The Braves are coming off a three-game sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks and hold a six-game lead on the Washington Nationals for first place in the National...