The Braves did themselves proud yesterday in their Final Game at Turner Field. Julio Teheran outdueled Justin Verlander and Jim Johnson closed the deal in a 1-0 victory over the Tigers in front of a packed, chopping house.
The pregame and postgame ceremonies highlighted the many successes of the franchise, as fans enthusiastically welcomed back Braves legends. Fond, moving memories flowed on a gorgeous afternoon at Turner Field. Hank Aaron assisted with the removal of home plate, which was safely delivered to the new Home of the Braves, SunTrust Park. With the Countdown completed, an unforgettable page was turned. The future does indeed look bright.