ATLANTA (May 15, 2019) – The Atlanta Braves will set out on a five-day five-city road trip starting Tuesday, May 21. The trip is an opportunity for the organization to visit cities within the Braves six-state footprint and the team will host a variety of activities in each market.
“Our fans throughout Braves Country are an integral part of our team and we wanted to show our appreciation by bringing the Braves to their city,” said Derek Schiller, Atlanta Braves President and CEO.
“The Braves Country Road Trip is a way to bring a piece of Atlanta and SunTrust Park to them.”
The Braves will visit Charlotte, N.C. (May 21), Greenville, S.C. (May 22), Chattanooga, Tenn. (May 23), Nashville, Tenn. (May 24) and Birmingham, Ala. (May 25). The Braves Country Road Trip is presented by SunTrust. FOX Sports Fan Express will be used for transportation during the five-day trip.
The Braves will start the trip in Charlotte, N.C. on May 21 with a visit to the Charlotte Motor Speedway to record a ‘Behind the Braves’ Podcast, the official podcast of the Atlanta Braves, featuring NASCAR driver and Braves fan Chase Elliott with hosts MLB.com’s Ricky Mast and former Braves’ closer,
The road trip continues in Greenville, S.C. on May 22 where Braves alumni Jose Alvarez and Marty Clary will share skills and tips with youth at a baseball clinic.
On May 23, the team will host Braves’ Swing into Summer school’s out bash at Miller Park in downtown Chattanooga, Tenn. starting at 3 p.m.
In Nashville, Tenn., the Braves will continue to grow the game with a PLAY BALL event at the Music City Walk of Fame Park on May 24.
The trip concludes in Birmingham, Ala. on May 25 with a youth baseball clinic at Railroad Park in conjunction with the Negro Southern League Museum.
Throughout the road trip, the Braves and SunTrust will surprise fans with the chance to win Braves tickets, apparel, and other promotional items. Stop by this SunTrust branch during with the road trip visit in Chattanooga. 29601), Northgate (1969 Northpoint Blvd, Hixson, TN 37343), and Lee Highway (7001 Lee Hwy, Chattanooga, TN 37421) for your opportunity.
The Braves also have an exclusive Road Trip ticket package available. Fans can choose from eight games at SunTrust Park and a customized poster featuring one of the five cities on the Braves Country Road Trip.
For more information on the Braves Country Road Trip or to purchase tickets, please visit www.braves.com/RoadTrip.