Turner Field

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Accident Makes Turner Field Baseball's Deadliest

There have been 3 fatal falls since 2008

(Newser) - The death of a Braves fan on Saturday at Turner Field was not only tragic, it was the third such death at the stadium since 2008, giving it the unwelcome title of baseball's deadliest, according to ballpark expert Robert Gorman. He tells the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the death of... More »

Braves Set US Flag on Fire

Fireworks were too close at home opener

(Newser) - A pretty inauspicious start to the season for the Atlanta Braves: At their home opener Tuesday night, a fireworks blunder ended up setting the American flag on fire in front of 50,000 fans, WXIA reports. For the first—and last—time, the team tried setting off fireworks from the... More »

Man Dies in 65-Foot Fall at Atlanta's Turner Field

It's believed to be the 2nd death at the stadium

(Newser) - Tragedy in Atlanta last night, where the Journal-Constitution reports a 29-year-old man died after falling from the upper deck at Turner Field. He tumbled some 65 feet and landed in a parking lot outside of the stadium. Still no word on what caused Ronald Homer to fall, but a police... More »

Best Ballpark Hot Dogs

Forget apple pie—nothing goes with baseball like these

(Newser) - Baseball season’s in full, ahem, swing, and in that spirit, Delish runs down the best ballpark hotdogs. Some highlights:
  • Georgia Dog, Turner Field, Atlanta. A blanket of cole slaw and some sautéed Vidalia onions make this a winner.
  • Arizona Dog, Chase Field, Phoenix. Southwest rules this foot-long—chorizo,
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