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SunTrust Banks Buys Naming Rights To Braves' New Ballpark In 25-Year Deal

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 16 / 14

Learn more about SunTrust Banks Atlanta-based SunTrust Banks has signed a 25-year naming-rights deal for the new Braves ballpark in Cobb County (Ga.), which officials "broke ground" on today and will open in '17, according to Hudson & Couret of the ATLANTA BUSINESS CHRONICLE. Financi...

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