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Truist Park

Atlanta Braves

Apr 14, 2017; Atlanta, GA, USA; General view of the field during the first inning between the Atlanta Braves and the San Diego Padres the first MLB game at SunTrust Park. Mandatory Credit: Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports

History of Truist Park

Truist Park, located in Cobb County, Georgia, is the home of the Atlanta Braves Major League Baseball team. The stadium, which opened in 2017, has a seating capacity of over 41,000, making it one of the newest and most modern stadiums in the league.

Truist Park was built to replace the Braves’ former home, Turner Field, and was constructed at a cost of $672 million. The stadium is known for its state-of-the-art features, including a 90-foot LED video board, which is one of the largest in professional sports.

The Atlanta Braves have a successful history at Truist Park, including winning their first National League East Division title in 2018. The team has also made several postseason appearances at the stadium.

The first game played at Truist Park was on April 14, 2017, when the Braves faced off against the San Diego Padres. The Braves won the game 5-2, and the stadium was packed with over 41,000 fans who were excited to see their new home team play.

In addition to baseball games, Truist Park has also hosted a variety of other events, including concerts and college football games. The stadium’s versatile design makes it a great venue for a variety of events.

Truist Park is known for its unique features, including The Battery Atlanta, an adjacent mixed-use development that features shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues. The Battery Atlanta has become a popular destination for fans before and after games, making Truist Park a true destination experience.

In conclusion, Truist Park is a modern and innovative baseball stadium that offers fans a unique and memorable experience. With its state-of-the-art facilities, versatile design, and adjacent mixed-use development, it’s no wonder that it’s a must-visit destination for sports fans and tourists alike.

Stadium Information

  • Location: 755 Battery Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30339
  • Year built: 2017
  • Attendance size: 41,149
  • Division: NL East