Turner Field


First and Figures

Status: Home of the Atlanta Braves

Address: 755 Hank aaron Drive, Atlanta, GA  

Capacity: 49.034

Cost to construct: $242.5 Million 

Architect: Atlanta Stadium Design Team


Former Naming: N/A


The Field

Playing Surface: Grass

Defining Feature: 100 foot-high replica of Hank Aaron

Dimensions (ft) Initial distance in parenthesis

Left Field: 335

Left Center: 380

Center Field:  401

Right Center: 390

Right Field: 330


Opening Day and Firsts

Opening Date:  April 4, 1997

Opponent: Chicago Cubs 

Results:  Braves 5, Cubs 4

Attendance:  45,044

First Hit:  Brian McRae (single, Cubs)

Winning Pitcher: Brad Clontz

Losing Pitcher: Terry Adams


Hosted Events

World Series: 1999

All Star Games: 2000

World Baseball Classic: 

Other: Olympics 1996


1999 World Series, All-Star Game, Atlanta Braves, Hank Aaron, Olympic Baseball, Ted Turner, World Baseball Championship, World Baseball Classic


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