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Tuner Field

Tuner Field



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Prominent baseball stadium of USA the Tuner Field is located in Atlanta, Georgia, constructed in 1996 to host the Olympic Games that are fallen on the same year. The stadium that was originally constructed as Centennial Olympic Stadium has been transformed as home to Atlanta Baseball league Braves from 1997.

Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium has been served as home to Braves before 1997 and later it gave break from hosting games. Adjacent to the Fanplex entertainment center the tuner field comprises of 5,372 club seats, 64 luxury suites, plus three party suites.

Local residents of Atlanta have chosen the name Hank Aaron Stadium for the tuner field during its initial construction in a survey conducted by Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The stadium was named Tuner after Ted Turner while the section of Capitol Avenue is spelled as Hank Aaron Drive. The ballpark that was often called as Ted tuner is dotted with 49,000-seat.

In 2004, NCAA Baseball teams of both Georgia Tech and the University of Georgia have played a game opposite to each other at Turner Field and the particular game has registered a record attendance of 28,836 in history of college baseball.

The Tuner field has undergone some major renovations mainly in the 2005 season. A whopping amount of10 million dollars were invested on a video board that is listed as the world\'s biggest high definition video display in the Guinness Book of World Records. Later the other major stadiums like Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida, Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin, Texas, current Yankee Stadium in The Bronx, plus horse track in Tokyo have also installed the similar large displays. At Present Cowboys Stadium in Arlington has been recorded as the high-definition video display, followed by Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City.

On October 2 in the year 2010, the highest attendance of 54,296 has been recorded during Braves regular Baseball game played against the Philadelphia Phillies in Atlanta at Turner Field, while a match played on Chicago Cubs on October 5, 2003 has witnessed 54,357 audiences.

The longest game was set in Tuner field on July 26-27, 2011 played between the Braves and the Pittsburgh Pirates and it has taken consumed 6 hours and 39 min to finish the entire game with the Atlanta Braves as winner. The longest game was played at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium in 1985, in this match Braves played against the Mets for about 6 hr10 min.