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Braves Assure Fans Of Safety At New Ballpark After Death At Turner Field

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 01 / 15

The death of a fan last weekend at Turner Field "raises questions about the height of guard rails" at the Braves' new ballpark when it opens in '17, according to Charles Odum of the AP. The Braves said that they had "safety in mind when planning SunTrust Park even before Gregory Murrey's death Satur...

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