The Sports Town of Atlanta
Atlanta is the home of five major sports teams. The Atlanta Braves is one of the teams in Major League Baseball. The city also has a team in the National Basketball Association, being The Atlanta Hawks, the team that represents the city. The Atlanta Falcons is an increasingly popular team in the National Football League that won the Superbowl in 1998. The Atlanta Dream is a successful team in the Women’s National Basketball Association that was founded in 2008. The Major League Soccer team in Atlanta is the Atlanta United FC and was the latest winner in the US Open Cup. Atlanta also has top teams in lacrosse and rugby. It is one of the most popular sports towns in America. People from all over like to come and visit just to be a part of the sports scene.
The Mercedes-Benz Stadium
The Mercedes-Benz stadium is the new home of the National Football League’s Atlanta Falcons. It is the replacement for the Georgia Dome, which was demolished months after the Mercedes-Benz Stadium opening in 2017. The new stadium has a maximum capacity that will hold more people than the Georgia Dome by thousands. You can enjoy Atlanta United and the Atlanta Falcons at this grand stadium.
BB&T and SunTrust have come together to change the name of SunTrust Stadium to Truist Park in March of 2017. The baseball stadium holds around 40,000 people all to watch the Atlanta Braves win. Previously, SunTrust had rights to the name of the stadium for 25 years.