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Elder broke Augusta National color barrier 40 years ago

...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 Braves slugger...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/history/elder-broke-augusta-national-color-barr
Ex-Oriole Nick Markakis is happy to be an Atlanta Brave

...Ga., north of Atlanta, when he was 10.He said he remembers his parents taking him to games at old Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium."It was fun to watch those guys do things the right way," Markakis said after passing a physical exam that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-05/ex-oriole-nick-markakis-
Carl Sanders is only Georgia letterman elected governor

...professional sports to Atlanta. The coming of the Braves happened on his watch, and so did the building of old Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium. One day, a very important visitor - Pete Rozelle, commissioner of the National Football League - showed up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-20/carl-sanders-only-georgia-let
Michaux: Braves' long run of dominance is being rewarded

...positively, 100-percent convinced every single time you turned on the "SuperStation" or trekked down to Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium or Turner Field that you were going to see five can't-miss, sure-fire, first-ballot Hall of Famers wearing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-26/michaux-braves-long-run-
Atlanta Braves release more details of new suburban park

...000-seat football stadium and building a new college baseball park on the footprint of the former Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium, which was torn down in 1997. Georgia State's proposal is part of a $300 million development that would also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-05-14/atlanta-braves-release-m
Giants hand Braves sixth loss in a row

...hit two home runs as the Giants completed their first three-game sweep in Atlanta since 1988 at old Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium.The Braves were held to four hits, stretching Gonzalez's patience."We just got one run. Again," Gonzalez...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-05-04/giants-hand-braves-sixth
Attendance streak ends for Falcon fan

...health, has been a Falcons season-ticket holder since 1966, the year the team started playing at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium. By missing Sunday's game, Curtis' string of consecutive home games attended ended at 376. Curtis, a retired...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-09/falcons-fan-attendence-strea
Overtime

...first appearance in Atlanta for either the men's or women's national team since the men defeated China 1-0 at Fulton County Stadium on Oct. 10, 1977. The women's team defeated China in Kennesaw in 2010. Dog ShowWestminster to add new eventThe...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-01-15/overtime
Michaux: New stadiums for Braves, Falcons make no sense

...old man, the truth is I'm not even 50. While in college, I attended baseball and football games in Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium and basketball at the Omni.Then Atlanta went on a stadium building binge in the 1990s and updated everything...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/braves/2013-11-11/michaux-new-stadi
Hank Aaron to savor 40th anniversary of historic home run

...season. An outfield sign at Turner Field also will mark the anniversary.Baker had the best seat in old Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium ? the on-deck circle ? as Aaron launched the landmark homer against the Dodgers' Al Downing.For Baker...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-04-07/hank-aaron-savor-40th-an