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Justin Upton of the Atlanta Braves hits a two-run home run against the Oakland Athletics at Turner Field on August 17, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

The new Atlanta Braves stadium scheduled to open in Cobb County in 2017 officially has a name: SunTrust Park.

The Braves made the announcement today (September 16) at the groundbreaking ceremony for the new stadium, near Cumberland Mall. It is a 25-year naming rights deal. Baseball commissioner-elect Rob Manfred, Braves legend Hank Aaron, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal and numerous Braves, Cobb County and SunTrust officials were on hand to participate in the ground-breaking ceremonies.

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