Tag Archives: Atlanta Braves

Goodbye, Turner Field; Braves to Cobb in 2017

November 11, 2013

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The Atlanta Braves plan to build a new stadium in Cobb County and move there from Turner Field at the start of the 2017 season, team officials said today, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. Braves executives John Schuerholz, Mike Plant and Derek Schiller, in a meeting with a small group of reporters, said the new ballpark […]

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Pearl’s Trustmark Park ranked No. 5 in minor league survey

October 2, 2013

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PEARL, Mississippi — Trustmark Park, home of the Mississippi Braves, has been selected the nation’s fifth-best overall ballpark experience in Minor League Baseball by Stadium Journey Magazine. The magazine visited every Minor League Baseball (with the exception of the Arizona & Gulf Coast Leagues) over the past three seasons and released its findings this week. […]

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Former MSU coach in initial Southern League Hall of Fame class

July 26, 2013

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Former Mississippi State University player and head baseball coach Jimmy Bragan is among three initial inductees into the Southern League Hall of Fame. Also in the first class are former league presidents Billy Hitchcock, a former Atlanta Braves coach, and Don Mincher, a 13-year Major League veteran. The league announced the creation of the hall […]

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Bobby Cox to manage future stars against Atlanta Braves in Pearl

March 28, 2013

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When the Atlanta Braves and Braves Future Stars meet Saturday in an exhibition game at Trustmark Park in Pearl, there not only will be present and future stars, but there will also be one Braves Hall of Famer in the dugout — manager Bobby Cox. Cox, who managed the Atlanta Braves for 25 years, leading […]

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Entry deadline for MDA’s Deck Boat giveaway is Sunday

March 28, 2013

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Are you interested in owning a NauticStar 203 SC Deck Boat? If so, then you have only a three  days remaining to register in the Mississippi Development Authority’s “Find Your True South” sweepstakes. Midnight Sunday is the entry deadline for a chance to win the grand prize of the Amory-built boat. To register for the […]

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Trio of notable Ex-Atlanta Braves at Trustmark for FanFest

March 22, 2012

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Klesko, McMichael, Nixon – the names are not exactly legendary in Atlanta Braves’ lore, but each of the three players left their mark at Fulton County Stadium. Fans of the Mississippi Braves will have an opportunity Saturday, March 31, to meet Ryan Klesko, Greg McMichael and Otis Nixon during the M-Braves’ Inaugural Fan Fest at […]

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