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New Braves stadium will be named SunTrust Park

The Atlanta Braves announced their new stadium will be named SunTrust Park during a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday. The team and SunTrust Banks agreed to a 25-year contract for the naming rights to the stadium which is scheduled to open for the 2017 season.
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The Atlanta Bravesannounced their new stadium will be named SunTrust Park during a ceremony to break ground on the stadium.

The team and SunTrust Banks agreed to a 25-year contract for the naming rights to the stadium, which is scheduled to open for the 2017 season.

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“This is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to partner with a great organization that shares our values for winning and serving the community,” said SunTrust Chairman and CEO William H. Rogers Jr., in a statement, via the Atlanta Business Chronicle.

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SunTrust Park will be located in Cobb County, about 30 miles north the Braves' current stadium, Turner Field.

The Braves also released severalrenderings of the stadium's appearance.

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