Groundbreaking set for team’s $672M stadium
by MDJ staff
September 03, 2014 04:00 AM | 1952 views | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend | print
CUMBERLAND — The Atlanta Braves are on deck to break ground on the organization’s new $672 million ballpark during a ceremony Sept. 16 at 11 a.m.

Officials say the groundbreaking will begin the construction phase of the project, putting it on schedule to welcome fans for opening day in 2017.

The new ballpark at the intersection of I-75 and I-285 will feature three decks, 41,500 seats, 14 access points, a wide concourse and an overhang approximately three times larger than most ballparks.

“This new ballpark will be a world-class venue that will give Braves Country the ultimate fan experience, both inside the park and out,” said Terry McGuirk, Braves chairman and CEO. “We look forward to continuing to build great memories for our fans at this wonderful new location.”

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September 03, 2014
The article forgets to mention that this is a "Invitation only event".
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