Fans in Duluth, GA love watching teams with historic rivalries battle on the baseball field. Interleague play takes these rivalries to a new level as young players attempt to settle old scores. Interleague play is also a potential preview of World Series contenders.
Teams operating within one metro area or state are natural rivals. Examples of these include the Cleveland Indians vs the Cincinnati Reds; Kansas City Royals vs the St. Louis Cardinals; or the Baltimore Orioles vs the Washington Nationals.
There are also historical rivalries that stretch across the country. For example, the Los Angeles Dodgers and the New York Yankees have slugged it out in the World Series eleven times, and not just for the championship ring, but for bragging rights as players for America’s biggest metropolis.
Braves Take on the Sox
How about the Atlanta Braves vs The Boston Red Sox? America’s Team originated in Boston and have played the Braves several times during interleague play.
In 2014, the Red Sox made a four game sweep of the Braves. During the 2015 Spring Training season, the Braves spanked the Sox, 11-3 with Shelby Miller on the mound.
This season’s series promises to be exciting and there’s nothing better than watching the game in person.
What is There to do at Turner Field Before the Braves vs Red Sox Game?
Here are some tips for planning your day at Turner Field for the Boston Red Sox Atlanta Braves game on June 17 and 18 when traveling from Duluth, GA
Get there early. Game time is 7:10 but you should get there at least one hour before the opening pitch. Afternoon traffic in Atlanta can be challenging, so leave as early as possible.
Plan Ahead for Parking. Most fans choose where they park based on their seat location or the the travel route they use to get to and from Turner Field. Lots fill up fast for popular games. You can also purchase parking in advance.
MARTA. Yes, MARTA is still an option for Gwinnett County residents. Both the Doraville and Chamblee train stations are near Interstate 85 South and can save you some of the headaches and frustration of traffic around Turner Field and the Downtown connector.
Have a Backup Plan. If parking is full, head to the overflow parking west of the ballpark.
Enjoy the Amenities. Getting to the game early will make parking and getting to your seats on time easier. You’ll can use the extra time before the game to grab some snacks.
For tickets to any 2015 Atlanta Braves game, please visit http://www.frontrowseatsllc.com/atlanta-braves-tickets.aspx.
To purchase tickets to the Atlanta Braves games against the Boston Red Sox, please visit the following Front Row Seats page.
Atlanta Braves and Boston Red Sox Baseball Game on June 17
Atlanta Braves and Boston Red Sox Baseball Game on June 18