Atlanta Journals

Visiting Hotlanta!

An August 2007 trip to Atlanta by pj1465

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Turner Field

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Being a big baseball fan in general and an Atlanta Braves fan in particular, I try to catch a game at Turner Field whenever I'm in the Atlanta area. The stadium, known locally as "The Ted" after former Braves' owner Ted Turner, was built originally to accomodate the 1996 Summer Olympics. After some rennovation, the Braves moved out of Atlanta-Fulton County stadium and into The Ted in 1997. The old stadium became a parking lot for the new one. The stadium hosted the 2000 All-Star game and has a capacity of 45,000 seats. There's not much to do in the area immediately surrounding the stadium, and it is not pedestrian friendly. Parking is also fairly expensive. Outside the stadium, you'll ...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on January 10, 2007

Turner Field
755 Hank Aaron Dr Sw
Atlanta, Georgia 30315
(404) 522-7630