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Georgia State: We want Turner Field as football stadium

Georgia State University is pitching Atlanta officials on a redevelopment of the Turner Field area, with the ballpark converted to a football stadium and construction of a new ballpark on the old Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium footprint. The new 2,500-seat ballpark would use the layout of the old Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium field and incorporate the “Henry […]

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Gone too soon, or good riddance? Thoughts on Turner Field’s future demolition

Reaction to the news that Turner Field would be torn down in 2017 came in two forms: goodbye to a mediocre ballpark, versus disbelief that such a young facility is doomed. Jesse Goldberg-Strassler looks at the decision. A cell phone, we are told by the service providers, can be upgraded every two years — although […]

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Turner Field / Atlanta Braves

It’s not considered a prime example of the retro ballpark at work, but the Atlanta Braves have worked hard over the last 15 years to transform Turner Field from a bland, corporate ballpark to a place where team and regional baseball history are celebrated, and where fans can have a good time watching a game. […]

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