Where to watch the Braves in Atlanta during the World Series
World Series tickets are expensive, so we've rounded up the bars, restaurants, and other places hosting Braves World Series watch parties, food and drink specials, and more. Here's where to watch the Braves in the World Series in Atlanta.
From the baseball field to the broadcast booth, Jeff Francoeur is still knocking it out of the park
Homegrown phenom and former Atlanta Brave Jeff Francoeur starts his first season as the Braves’ lead analyst, offering commentary alongside veteran play-by-play announcer Chip Caray. A look into why he was more nervous for this job than being an MLB pro.
Flashback: That one time Ted Turner coached the Braves
On May 10, 1977, Ted Turner—the budding media mogul and owner of the sad-sack Atlanta Braves—told manager Dave Bristol to take 10 days off after losing 16 games straight. Too bad Turner had no clue what he was doing.
Try as you might, you can’t beat The Freeze
In his sky blue bodysuit, Nigel Talton can outrun almost everyone in “RaceTrac’s Beat The Freeze,” at the Atlanta Braves' SunTrust Park. We interview the 28-year-old former track star about his history, Olympic dreams, and his time volunteering.
Flashback: The implosion of Atlanta–Fulton County Stadium
Roughly one week after imploding the Omni to make way for Philips Arena, demolition crews laced the 32-year-old Atlanta–Fulton County Stadium with 1,250 pounds of dynamite. The site would become a parking lot for the new Turner Field.
Why so many Atlanta Braves rain delays? Science could explain.
Atlanta Braves home games have faced plenty of rain delays since the move to Cobb County. Why? A recent University of North Carolina and University of Georgia study about rainfall patterns around Atlanta could hold a clue.
Checking in on SunTrust Park: An aerial view of the construction
After Turner Field has gone quiet a year from now, SunTrust Park will be buzzing with Atlanta Braves fans. Before then, there’s plenty of work left to do at the $672 million ballpark.
Meet the Atlanta Braves’ ballpark maestro
From fan suggestions on social media, Atlanta Braves organist Matthew Kaminski has incorporated a jukebox of tunes into his repertoire, from pop hits like Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way” (for center fielder Michael Bourn) to the theme from Family Guy (for outfielder Seth Smith).
The ticking clock of the Turner Field sale
At its first public meeting, the Atlanta-Fulton County Recreation Authority, the owner the 87-acre Turner Field site, discussed the sale and outlined a plan for community input. For an hour and a half, a panel that included AFCRA Executive Director Keisha Lance Bottoms, AFCRA Board Chair William K. Whitner, Atlanta Planning Commissioner Tim Keane and others answered questions and responded to criticism from the crowd.
Video of the Day: Atlanta Braves’ SunTrust Park moving along
One year ago today, our local baseball team crashed the Veterans' Day news cycle with the announcement that it was fleeing downtown for new digs in the northwestern 'burbs. Today, the team released a time-lapse video of construction on the stadium/mixed-use development near Cumberland—compressing twelve months of slow fan torture into one rip-the-bandage-off minute.