Braves' SunTrust Park will reportedly include a zip line from the ballpark’s video board.
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Braves announce SunTrust Park ‘zip line’

The Atlanta Braves announced Friday that they will have a “Zip Line” in SunTrust Park,when it opens for the 2017 season, according to the Atlanta Business Chronicle.

The amenity was announced by Derek Schiller, the team’s executive vice president of sales and marketing, during the annual Business of Sports Summit on Friday. According to The Business Chronicle: “The Braves are releasing few details about the attraction, but the Zip Line would most likely be behind the ballpark’s video board and take people from one side of the concourse to the other.

The newspaper also said it is an amenity “geared toward parents and their children.”

“We are very family friendly, and that is a significant portion of our audience,” Schiller is quoted as saying. “Well over 50 percent of our fans are families that come with their child to a game.”

SunTrust Park is part of a private mixed-use development known as Battery Atlanta, which will include an Omni Hotel, an office tower, apartments, shopping and an entertainment venue.

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