Where is the Atlanta Braves new stadium?

Where is the Atlanta Braves new stadium?

Truist Park
Truist Park

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Former names SunTrust Park (2017–2020)
Address 755 Battery Avenue SE
Location Cumberland, Georgia

Why did they rename SunTrust Park?

The name change stems from the SunTrust Bank and BB Bank merger last summer. Aaron has a statue outside the ballpark and, according to MLB.com’s Mark Bowman, Truist will refurbish one ball field in the Atlanta metropolitan area each of the next 10 years and name it in honor of Aaron.

When did the Braves move to SunTrust Park?

In September 2014 the Braves announced their new ballpark would be named SunTrust Park, agreeing to a 25 year deal with SunTrust Bank for naming rights to the stadium. The ballpark was renamed Truist Park in January 2020 after the merger between SunTrust and BB.

Who paid for Truist Park?

The total budget for the new SunTrust Park is $672 million. This includes the SunTrust Park, parking and other related infrastructure. Atlanta Braves will be responsible for $372 million and the remaining $300 million will be contributed by Cobb County and the Cumberland Community Improvement District.

What’s the name of the Atlanta Braves stadium?

It has been the home ballpark for the Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball (MLB) since 2017. Following a bank merger of BB Corporation and SunTrust Banks, the ballpark was renamed for Truist Financial in 2020. The stadium was constructed in a public–private partnership with a project budget of $622 million.

Who is the architect of the new Braves stadium?

The Braves chose Populous to design the new ballpark. Populous has designed 19 of the 30 Major League stadiums currently in use including Marlins Park, Target Field, and Yankee Stadium. The Braves picked Populous over HKS, Inc. who served as a consultant for the Braves prior to the selection of Populous.

How much did the Atlanta Braves pay for Truist Park?

The Braves contributed the remaining money for the park and The Battery Atlanta. In March 2015, a security filing from Braves owners Liberty Media allotted $672 million for Truist Park and $452 million for The Battery Atlanta, which adds up to a total cost of above $1.1 billion.

When was the last time the Braves played at Fenway Park?

The last game played at South End Grounds was on August 11, 1914. The Braves continued to play some home games at Fenway Park in 1915 until Braves Field was completed. Braves Field opened in Boston on August 18, 1915.