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  • Status of Hank Aaron statue in question as Braves prepare to move

    Mark Townsend at Big League Stew36 mins ago

    We know for sure that the Atlanta Braves will be moving to SunTrust Park in Cobb County for the 2017 season. What we don't for sure is whether or not the bronze statue of Hank Aaron that currently stands in front of Turner Field will be joining them.

    According to an Atlanta Journal-Constitution report from early Wednesday, the head of the Atlanta Fulton County Recreation Authority claimed to have uncovered documents proving the statue is owned by the authority, meaning it would remain in the city of Atlanta after the Braves' departure.

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    “We were able to work out an agreement with the Braves. We are very excited about it,” Keisha Lance Bottoms, the executive director of the authority was quoted as saying in that story. 

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