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Monday, December 17, 2018

Taking Back the Ballparks - Braves voting thread

Not surprisingly, there weren’t a lot of suggestions for the Braves new park in the wilds of Cobb County.

Choose 1:

A) The Battery
B) Cobb Stadium
C) Hank Aaron Field
D) Peachtree Park

Next: The series concludes near where it started.

SoSH U at work Posted: December 17, 2018 at 09:00 AM | 19 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Rusty Priske Posted: December 18, 2018 at 12:51 PM (#5798755)
C - Hank Aaron Field
   2. Infinite Yost (Voxter) Posted: December 18, 2018 at 01:10 PM (#5798763)
C
   3. villageidiom Posted: December 18, 2018 at 03:07 PM (#5798816)
B
   4. Steve Parris, Je t'aime Posted: December 19, 2018 at 10:35 AM (#5799003)
B

But I'm disappointed "New Coke Stadium" didn't make the final cut.
   5. Baldrick Posted: December 19, 2018 at 10:38 AM (#5799004)
B

But I reserve the right to change my vote later if something else emerges as the clear competitor for keeping C from winning. Nothing against Hank, who is a legend, but I HATE naming stadiums after former players.
   6. Greg Pope Posted: December 19, 2018 at 10:58 AM (#5799012)
B

Same rationale as Baldrick. So even though I nominated Peachtree Park, I'm not voting for it (right now).
   7. Rusty Priske Posted: December 19, 2018 at 10:58 AM (#5799013)
If Cobb wins I am going to start calling it Ty Cobb Stadium just because of that.
   8. Petunia inquires about ponies Posted: December 19, 2018 at 12:40 PM (#5799084)
Assuming there's no minimum participation level for voting,
B
   9. JJ1986 Posted: December 19, 2018 at 12:42 PM (#5799085)
D
   10. SoSH U at work Posted: December 19, 2018 at 12:46 PM (#5799088)
Assuming there's no minimum participation level for voting,


Nope. Sure, it involves an Atlanta-area team, but TBtB ain't Georgia.

D

   11. Pat Rapper's Delight (as quoted on MLB Network) Posted: December 19, 2018 at 01:05 PM (#5799100)
C
   12. Absurd Joey Blotto Posted: December 19, 2018 at 01:07 PM (#5799103)
If Cobb wins I am going to start calling it Ty Cobb Stadium just because of that.


I didn't read the nominating thread and was confused why people wanted to name it after Ty. Yeah he's from Georgia but so what? I forgot that it was the county name.

Anyway...C. While I share concerns about naming it after players or people in general Hank is a great legacy to have and at the risk of being macabre he's old enough that he's unlikely to do something to sour his name.
   13. catomi01 Posted: January 07, 2019 at 10:18 AM (#5803026)
C
   14. SoSH U at work Posted: January 07, 2019 at 10:54 AM (#5803051)
Due to the holiday season (and an entry error on my part), this has been back-burnered for a few weeks. We'll leave it open for voting through the end of Wednesday.
   15. bobm Posted: January 07, 2019 at 12:04 PM (#5803091)
A - The Battery, in honor of Bobby Cox's 1995 arrest.

(And to preempt the complaints: No, domestic violence is not a joking matter, despite the fact that it goes unpunished far too often.)
   16. oscar madisox Posted: January 08, 2019 at 11:33 AM (#5803409)
I like the last three options, but I'm going to vote for D.

   17. PreservedFish Posted: January 08, 2019 at 11:50 AM (#5803414)
B
   18. QLE Posted: January 08, 2019 at 01:35 PM (#5803466)
C
   19. SoSH U at work Posted: January 09, 2019 at 09:39 PM (#5803926)
In a narrow vote, Cobb Stadium edges Hank Aaron Field.

We'll begin our final stadium next week.

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