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NorthGwinnettTiger
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Member since Jun 2006
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SunTrust Park is getting a new name.


Wally Sparks
Georgia Tech Fan
Atlanta
Member since Feb 2013
18741 posts

re: SunTrust Park is getting a new name.
The pitfalls of naming a stadium after a corporation...


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Rhino5
Atlanta Braves Fan
Atlanta
Member since Nov 2014
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re: SunTrust Park is getting a new name.
Wow. A southeast bank gobbling up another southeast bank.


NorthGwinnettTiger
Atlanta United Fan
Member since Jun 2006
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re: SunTrust Park is getting a new name.
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Wow. A southeast bank gobbling up another southeast bank.


Surprised they're headquartering in Charlotte. I know it is a major banking hub as well, but I would think Atlanta would trump in this situation.


Rhino5
Atlanta Braves Fan
Atlanta
Member since Nov 2014
17321 posts

re: SunTrust Park is getting a new name.
Yeah the companies are calling it a merger of equals, but BB&T is without a doubt the alpha dog in this deal, and tendering heavy cash.

Curious to what the new company will be called. And I agree, sucks to lose a major corporate headquarters out of ATL, although there will still be a major operations hub.


DawgCountry
Kennesaw St. Fan
Great State of GA
Member since Sep 2012
22977 posts

re: SunTrust Park is getting a new name.
They are renaming all together. Hopefully we can get Big Dick Bank Park or something similar

Maybe even Atl > Nola Park


DirtyDawg
Atlanta Braves Fan
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Member since Aug 2013
8962 posts

re: SunTrust Park is getting a new name.
:(


I weirdly started to really like SunTrust Park's name


Huge Richard
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re: SunTrust Park is getting a new name.
How bout Magic City Park or Strip Club Field?


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NorthGwinnettTiger
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re: SunTrust Park is getting a new name.
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I weirdly started to really like SunTrust Park's name


Coke needs to get off the sideline and step up.


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DirtyDawg
Atlanta Braves Fan
Straight outta Cobbton
Member since Aug 2013
8962 posts

re: SunTrust Park is getting a new name.
Narcos Field at Coke Park would be a hell of a way for Netflix and Coke to strike up a partnership


socrow
Georgia Fan
Covington,GA
Member since Sep 2012
752 posts

re: SunTrust Park is getting a new name.
I always wondered why coca cola never got the naming rights it only seems right that they should have gotten it


DirtyDawg
Atlanta Braves Fan
Straight outta Cobbton
Member since Aug 2013
8962 posts

re: SunTrust Park is getting a new name.
I'd say maybe they're just not that into slapping their name onto things, but the Battery itself has the Coca-Cola Roxy, so I guess maybe they just didn't like the cost of naming rights on a stadium.


The Nino
Atlanta United Fan
Member since Jan 2010
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re: SunTrust Park is getting a new name.
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Coke needs to get off the sideline and step up.
Surprised Home Depot didn't push harder during the initial bid. Their corporate HQ is literally a couple exits from the Battery.


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meansonny
Georgia Fan
ATL
Member since Sep 2012
7546 posts

re: SunTrust Park is getting a new name.
SunTrust has been in the rumor mill for a merger for over 30 years.

I actually gave up on it happening. Especially with the naming rights for the braves.


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elposter
Alabama Fan
Member since Dec 2010
15113 posts

re: SunTrust Park is getting a new name.
We are going to end up with Liberty Media Field.


DawgCountry
Kennesaw St. Fan
Great State of GA
Member since Sep 2012
22977 posts

re: SunTrust Park is getting a new name.
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I'd say maybe they're just not that into slapping their name onto things


that's the answer.


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DawgCountry
Kennesaw St. Fan
Great State of GA
Member since Sep 2012
22977 posts

re: SunTrust Park is getting a new name.
This was written into the contact (buyout/renaming of SUntrust) so SunTrust still owns the rights to the stadium. I am sure both sides have to agree on the new name though


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Wally Sparks
Georgia Tech Fan
Atlanta
Member since Feb 2013
18741 posts

re: SunTrust Park is getting a new name.
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We are going to end up with Liberty Media Field.


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