New Atlanta Braves Stadium to be called ‘SunTrust Park’

| September 16, 2014

vignette-nw-largeMARIETTA — The “Ted” is dead; head to the “Sun”.

At the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Atlanta Braves stadium in Cobb County, Braves officials unveiled the name of the new facility.  The new stadium will be named SunTrust Park.

Atlanta-based SunTrust Banks agreed to a 25-year naming rights deal.

“The new ballpark constitutes a new chapter in Atlanta Braves baseball, and we are excited that SunTrust has decided to build upon our decades-long relationship and embark on this journey with us,” said Atlanta Braves Chairman and CEO Terry McGuirk. “Both of our organizations have deep roots in Atlanta and loyal fans throughout the Southeast and across the nation. We couldn’t imagine a more perfect partner and look forward to seeing the first pitch at SunTrust Park in 2017.”

SunTrust Chairman and CEO William Rogers also announced a $100,000 donation from the SunTrust Foundation to the Hank Aaron Chasing the Dream Foundation.

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