The Braves have had some success at Turner Field, but they're not looking to sign another 20-year lease on the place. The Braves plan to move to another stadium in nearby Cobb County in 2017, leaving Turner Field to an uncertain fate. It's a bit odd for a team to move from a stadium that's so young -- it opened in 1997 -- but the Braves may have big plans for their as-yet-unnamed (and unbuilt) new home.
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Breaking new ground?
Moving to a new stadium can have serious effects on a team in both the long and short term.