Braves plan to move to Cobb County after the 2016 season
Turner Field will no longer be the home of the Braves after the 2016 season.
The Braves are planning to build a state-of-the-art ballpark that will open in Cobb County before the start of the 2017 season. The proposed stadium will be located on the northwest corner of the I-75 and I-285 intersection.
Late last week, the Braves informed the city of Atlanta they will move from Turner Field when their 20-year lease on Turner Field expires at the end of 2016. Club officials are scheduled to meet with Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal today to detail their plans.
Since moving from Milwaukee in 1966, the Braves have been located in downtown Atlanta near the I-75 and I-20 intersection. 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.