Brett Williams shoots a photo as he and Jim Kiss take a tour of Turner Field led by Bill Hardman, before the Braves' last baseball game there against the Detroit Tigers on Sunday, October 2, in Atlanta. The franchise is planning to start the 2017 season at SunTrust Park, which is under construction in Cobb County, north of Atlanta.
Before it was Turner Field, it was Centennial Olympic Stadium, the main venue for the 1996 Summer Olympic Games. At the Games' opening ceremony, millions from around the world joined those in the stands to watch as Muhammad Ali, his hands shaking from Parkinson's disease, lit the Olympic cauldron. Here, the USA 4x100 relay team of Gwen Torrance, Inger Miller, Gail Devers and Christy Gains celebrate after winning the gold medal.
Phylis Smith of Great Britain at the start of the Women's 4x400m relay at the 1996 Games' Centennial Olympic Stadium, which became Turner Field.
Former Atlanta Braves great Hank Aaron looks on as pitcher Tom Glavine puts home plate from Atlanta Fulton County Stadium on top of the plate at Turner Field before the Braves opened their new home against the Chicago Cubs on Friday, April 4, 1997.
Ted Turner, then-owner of the Braves, throws the first pitch before the first regular season game in Turner Field.
On September 30, 1997, in the first postseason game at The Ted, Greg Maddux, now in the National Baseball Hall of Fame, pitched a complete game, defeating the Houston Astros 2-1 in the National League Division Series.
October 19, 1999: The Braves reached the World Series in dramatic fashion. In Game 6 of the NLCS against the New York Mets, Atlanta coughed up a four-run lead but eventually won 10-9 in the bottom of the 11th inning when Andruw Jones walked with the bases loaded. It was the only year a World Series was held at "The Ted." The New York Yankees swept the Braves in four games.
The Braves hosted the 71st MLB All-Star Game on July 11, 2000. To the delight of the Atlanta crowd, Braves third baseman Chipper Jones homered, tying the game in the bottom of the third, but the American League went on to win 6-3. Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter was named MVP.
Though it isn't a good memory for Braves fans, those in attendance on May 18, 2004, witnessed baseball history, as 40-year-old Randy Johnson, then playing for the Arizona Diamondbacks, pitched a perfect game, striking out 13. Arizona won 2-0. Johnson is now in the Hall of Fame.
Chipper Jones is doused by Jeff Francoeur in the locker room after defeating the Colorado Rockies to win the Braves' 14th consecutive division title on September 27, 2005, at Turner Field. The Braves beat the Rockies 12-3.
The Braves lost to the San Francisco Giants 3-2 in Game 4 of the NLDS on October 11, 2010, ending their season. It was Bobby Cox's last game as the Braves' manager. Fans chanted, "Bobby, Bobby," and the Giants -- who would go on to win the World Series that year -- paused their on-field celebration as Cox stepped out of the dugout one final time, acknowledging the crowd and waving to the fans. Cox, who won more than 2,500 games in his 29-year managerial career, was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2014.
Right field at Turner Field is covered in debris after a controversial infield fly rule call in the seventh inning resulted in a delay of the National League Wild Card Game between the Braves and the St. Louis Cardinals on October 5, 2012.
Chipper Jones acknowledges the crowd before his last at-bat against the St. Louis Cardinals during the National League Wild Card Game at Turner Field on October 5, 2012.
A fan walks inside Turner Field before the game between the Atlanta Braves and Detroit Tigers on October 1.
Hall of Famer Hank Aaron throws out the ceremonial last pitch at Turner Field to Bobby Cox after the game between the Braves and the Detroit Tigers on October 2. Atlanta won 1-0.