Demolition work on Atlanta-Fulton County stadium begins quietly

ATLANTA - A trickle of fans and gawkers drifted by Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Thursday as workers quietly began preparations for the demolition of the Braves' home of 31 years. Crews began installing...

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Atlanta cop killed in ambush

FAIRBURN, Ga. - Authorities say a police officer has been shot and killed in an ambush early today outside Atlanta.Fulton County Assistant Police Chief Gary Stiles tells WXIA-TV that the shooting happened around 1:30 a.m. near Fairburn...

Elder broke Augusta National color barrier 40 years ago

...Babe Ruth's all-time home run record when he blasted Al Downing's pitch over the left-centerfield wall at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium. Aaron had broken one of sport's most hallowed marks, but it wasn't an easy path for the Atlanta...

`Free' tickets taxed

...tax season for many government officials in the Atlanta-Fulton County area who accepted free luxury box passes to Braves...a list of officials receiving the tickets. The Atlanta-Fulton County Recreation Authority, of course, complied, sending...

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A booming finale

ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium, the site of Hank Aaron's famous 715th home run...goes." View implosion on @ugusta Watch the implosion of Atlanta Fulton County Stadium on @ugusta via WRDW-TV. Streaming video will...

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Farewell to Fulton

ATLANTA - Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium, the former home of the Atlanta Braves, was turned...this baseball season. "I have a lot of fond memories about Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium," said Schuerholz, the general manager credited...

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Omni farewell: `It's like somebody is taking my house away from me'

ATLANTA - The demolition of Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium began a couple of weeks ago. Now, the...emotion that marked the Atlanta Braves' finale at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium last year. Maybe it's hard to get attached...

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Civic center candidate has Atlanta ties

...is the former top dog at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium and ex-operations...chief operating officer of Atlanta-Fulton County Recreation Authority tried...chief operating officer of Atlanta-Fulton County Recreation Authority from...

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ANIMATION (86K) - The Olympic Caldron can be seen in the foreground as explosive to weaken the structure holding up at Fulton County Stadium Saturday, Aug. 2, 1997, in Atlanta. The stadium, home of the Braves from 1966-1996, was imploded to make room for

ATLANTA (AP) -- Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium, the former home of the Atlanta Braves...season. "I have a lot of fond memories about Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium," said Schuerholz, the general manager...

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Youth in Atlanta ready for a famous catch of their own

...the World - kids with gloves were in abundance at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium. While the Malchows were camped out behind...lean over and swipe at balls that are in play, Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium's generous foul territory and outfield...