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Atlanta Braves Leaving Turner Field For Cobb County

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The Braves announced plans to build a new ballpark in Cobb County, about 14 miles northwest of downtown Atlanta. The Braves announced plans to build a new ballpark in Cobb County, about 14 miles northwest of downtown Atlanta.
The Atlanta Braves announced Monday the team will leave Turner Field after the 2016 season for a new stadium in the suburbs.

The Braves announced plans to build a new ballpark in Cobb County, about 14 miles northwest of downtown Atlanta.

The proposed stadium will be located on the northwest corner of the I-75 and I-285 intersection and is set to open for the 2017 season.

The Braves - in a news release - say they informed the city of Atlanta late last week they would move from Turner Field when their 20-year lease on Turner Field expires at the end of 2016. 

The Braves have been located in downtown Atlanta near the I-75 and I-20 intersection since moving to the south from Milwaukee in 1966.

They played at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium through the end of the 1996 season and then moved across the street to Turner Field the following year.
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