Found November 17, 2013 on BravesWire:
While most Braves fans were plum tickled to hear that the team will have new Cobb County digs beginning in 2017, I was surprised by the number of metro Atlantans who aren’t happy about it. I understand that some people feel an attachment to The Ted after 17 years of chopping there, while others lament any move that makes downtown Atlanta less vibrant. I get it. But in the coming weeks, I’m going to explain to you why you love this move (even if you don’t know it yet). The new ballpark benefits you, the fan, in 3 important ways: A more talented Braves team on the field Shorter commute for many fans (no longer for most others) Much nicer and more enjoyable fan experience Today we’ll take a look at the first of those benefits: A more talented team. The new ballpark and the surrounding development will put substantially more cash in the Braves’ war chest, which will allow the front office to put a more competitive team on the field. DOES MONEY MATTER? The World Champion Red Sox had ML...
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