The Atlanta Braves is a professional baseball team that plays in Major League Baseball. The Atlanta Braves was formerly known as The Milwaukee Braves and changed its name to The Atlanta Braves in 1965. The club was founded in 1871 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. The Atlanta Braves operates as a subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation.
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Founded in 1871
The Atlanta Braves Promotes John Coppolella to General Manager
Oct 1 15
The Atlanta Braves have promoted John Coppolella to general manager following three seasons as assistant GM. The team said in a statement Coppolella has agreed to a four-year contract through the 2019 season, a term that will include the Braves' first three seasons at their new SunTrust Park. The promotion was expected. Coppolella has worked with Hart since October 2014 in all duties normally handled by a general manager, including player evaluations and contract negotiations.
The Atlanta Braves and Omni Hotels & Resorts Partner to Build Hotel Adjacent to SunTrust Park
Apr 28 15
The Atlanta Braves and Omni Hotels & Resorts are partnering to develop a new hotel in the mixed used development adjacent to SunTrust Park in Cobb County. The luxurious Omni property will be a full-service hotel and will serve as a cornerstone of the mixed-use community. The Omni Atlanta Hotel at SunTrust Park will feature 16 floors, approximately 260 finely appointed guest rooms and suites, rooftop hospitality suites, approximately 12,500 square feet of meeting space, an elevated pool deck and bar overlooking the plaza and ballpark, and a signature restaurant. The hotel will serve meeting groups and business and leisure travelers alike, as well as visitors attending Braves games, and the many other events and activities hosted at the mixed-use development. Guests may also enjoy the retail and dining establishments that will be adjacent to the hotel. Located on the 60-acre mixed-use development site, at the northwest intersection of I-75 and I-285 at Cobb Parkway, the new community will redefine the traditional model of live, work, play into a play, work, stay destination. The community will also feature residences and premier office space, an entertainment venue, retail and a variety of dining options. The overall layout and design respects and embraces the natural topography of the property, using abundant green space to blend park-like settings with a distinctive urban environment. The area will be powered by an all-fiber network, which will be the highest-capacity network serving any ballpark and mixed-use community in the nation, capable of delivering multi-gigabit speeds throughout the entire development.
Comcast, Braves Announce Partnership for New Stadium
Mar 17 15
The Atlanta Braves have announced Comcast will provide voice, video and high-speed internet at its new SunTrust Park and a 60-acre area around the facility. The Braves plan to move into their new facility, now under construction in Cobb County, for the 2017 season. Comcast's all-fiber network will extend through the new park as well as shops, restaurants, an office tower, hotel, an entertainment venue and residential units. Comcast also will be an anchor tenant in a multistory office building beside the stadium. The building will become Comcast's southeast regional headquarters.