The third annual Atlanta Braves Heritage Weekend will take place June 19-20, during the Braves series with the New York Mets. Heritage Weekend celebrates Atlanta's strong and rich history in the Civil Rights Movement, and highlights the impact baseball has had in changing society.
Majestic Athletic, makers of the official on-field uniform of Major League Baseball, in partnership with the Atlanta Braves and MLB, today officially announced Jersey Day, a special day for local baseball fans to celebrate by donning their official Braves team jerseys in a show of fan pride for the home game on May 22 against the Milwaukee Brewers.
Country star Billy Currington will be making a stop in Atlanta this summer when he performs a postgame concert after the Braves take on the Miami Marlins on Thursday, August 6. The performance is part of the Summer Concert Series presented by Coca-Cola and Delta Air Lines that kicks off this June, and concert admission is free with a paid game ticket.
Major League Baseball has announced the winners of the 2015 Honorary Bat Girl contest, which recognizes baseball fans who have been affected by breast cancer and who demonstrate a commitment to eradicating the disease. The Honorary Bat Girl for the Atlanta Braves is Tracy Chitwood of Hampton, Ga., who will be recognized before the game on Friday, May 22.