Turner Field, named after Brave owner Ted Turner, is located at 755 Hank Aaron Drive in Atlanta, Georgia. The stadium debuted as Centennial Olympic Stadium for the 1996 Summer Olympics and had a seating capacity of 83,500. After the Olympics it became Turner Field and opened for baseball only on March 29, 1997 to house the Atlanta Braves. On April 4, 1997, the Braves defeat the Chicago Cubs 5-4 in the first game at the state of the art ballpark as 50,096 fans watched.By
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