Associate Press – Ted Turner wants namesake ballpark as green space

Associated Press, “Ted Turner wants namesake ballpark as green space,” Dec. 11, 2013

ATLANTA (AP) — When the ballpark named after Ted Turner is demolished in four years, the media mogul hopes the city of Atlanta will convert the vacant area into green space.

The Atlanta Braves announced last month that in 2017, they will move out of Turner Field and into a new 42,000-seat, $672 million stadium complex in Cobb County. Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed said after the announcement that Turner Field would be torn down to make way for a large-scale development… Click here to read full article