It’s August, and summer is quickly coming to an end. Kids are heading back to school, and Atlanta natives are waiting patiently for cooler weather. Luckily, baseball season is still in full swing! There are some exciting opportunities during the Braves upcoming series against the Marlins. Don’t miss your chance to attend Alumni Weekend at SunTrust Park!
Alumni Weekend: Braves vs. Marlins
Friday, August 4
- Friday Night Fireworks: It’s a Friday night game at SunTrust Park. That means awesome Friday Night Fireworks postgame! The Braves fireworks show has been voted the best in the Southeast. So stay in your seat after the game for a dazzling show!
- Poster Giveaway: The first 20,000 fans through the gates on Friday will receive a John Schuerholz Hall of Fame poster! Schuerholz was the Braves general manager for 17 years, then moved on to be President of the Braves organization for 9 years, and was just inducted into MLB Hall of Fame!
- Alumni Autographs: The entire weekend will be dedicated to Braves Alumni. On Friday between 6pm and 7pm, Braves greats of the past will be available around the park for a meet and greet! Keep a close lookout for these living legends, and grab an autograph or two! A map of autograph stations will be provided when entering the park.
Check out some of the players to meet:
- Steve Avery
- Francisco Cabrera
- Chris Chambliss
- Bobby Cox
- Rafael Furcal
- Andruw Jones
- Dale Murphy
- Randy Johnson
- … and many more!
Saturday, August 5
- Alumni Weekend Parade: Alumni Weekend continues with surprise visits from former Braves Players! At 4:30 PM, fans will line the streets of The Battery for a Braves Legends parade. Braves greats of the past will be available to meet and sign autographs. The parade will begin at the intersection of Battery Avenue & Heritage Court and travel down Battery Avenue.The parade ends at Circle 75 Pkwy.
- Alumni Introductions and Softball Home Run Derby: At 5:30 PM, Braves Legends will walk a red carpet as they are introduced onto the field. Following introductions, the Legends will square-off for a fun, but competitive Softball Home Run Derby!
Sunday, August 6
- Alumni Selfies: Braves Alumni will be available for photos before the game. Head down to field level at 12:30pm to take some amazing selfies with Braves players, right on the field!
- Topps Baseball Card Giveaway: The first 40,000 fans through the gates will receive a Braves player pack of Topps baseball cards. This is a fun collectible item!
- Kids Run the Bases: After the game, Kids 14 and under can line up and run around the bases just like their favorite Braves players!
Don’t miss your chance to take the family to SunTrust Park before its time for school again! With so many great opportunities to meet Braves alumni, and some great giveaways, these games will sell out quickly! Don’t forget to buy your Braves tickets ahead of time.
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Spend an amazing weekend at SunTrust Park and make memories to last a lifetime!