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Fans wait in line to enter the stadium prior to an Opening Day game between the Los Angeles Angels and the Chicago White Sox on April 1, 2021, in Anaheim, California. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

How Many Fans Will Be Allowed at
Major League Baseball Games This Season?

Major League Baseball, which played all of last year’s regular season without fans in attendance, will have fans in every ballpark this season. Here is the current status of every MLB team’s plans for attendance this season. Arizona Diamondbacks (Chase Field, 48,633): The Diamondbacks have 100% capacity at home games. Atlanta Braves (Truist Park, 41,000): […]

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Dale Murphy: On Baseball, Sports-Event Security and Marketing Today’s Stars

Dale Murphy is a legendary Major League Baseball player who won two National League Most Valuable Player and five Gold Glove awards and appeared in seven All-Star Games during a career largely spent with the Atlanta Braves, but that also included stops with the Philadelphia Phillies and the Colorado Rockies. Today he is executive vice […]

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Brave New World Series

I love sports, I enjoy travel and I enjoy traveling for sports. While I and other inveterate sports travelers endure this pandemic, I have been looking forward to a day when sports-related travel would again dot my calendar. However, in a serendipitous and mountain-coming-to-Muhammad moment, sports-related travel came to me. The announcement by Major League […]

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General view before the game between Georgia State University football and Tennessee State at Georgia State Stadium Thursday in Atlanta, Ga., August 31, 2017. Photo by / Jason Getz

Naming Rights Sold for Former Atlanta Olympic Stadium

The stadium that hosted the 1996 Olympic Summer Games in Atlanta will have its name changed to Center Parc Credit Union Stadium as the now-home of Georgia State football took one of the final steps toward an official rebranding this week. The University System of Georgia Board of Regents’ Real Estate and Facilities Committee has […]

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Atlanta Braves’ Ballpark Renamed

The home of the defending National League East Division champions will have a new name as the Atlanta Braves‘ stadium has been changed from SunTrust Park to Truist Park. Truist Financial Corp. was formed when SunTrust Bank and BB&T merged in the summer. The original stadium naming rights deal with SunTrust was made three years […]

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Atlanta Braves to Host Big Air Event

Big air is coming to Atlanta. U.S. Ski & Snowboard, in partnership with the Atlanta Braves, has announced that will host the Visa Big Air Presented by Land Rover at SunTrust Park, December 20–21, 2019. The event will be sanctioned as a FIS Snowboard and Freeski World Cup and will feature competition among elite international […]

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