Atlanta Braves may be on market

ATLANTA — The Atlanta Braves may be on the market. A statement released by the team Tuesday said Time Warner is exploring the possibility of selling the Braves and the Turner South cable network, which carries many of the Braves’ games. Story from

“…We have engaged an investment banking firm to help us assess strategic options for Turner South and a significant programming contributor to that network, the Atlanta Braves franchise, which may lead to the sale of one or both,” Greg Hughes, the team’s vice president of public relations and communications, said in the statement…”

What’s this? Any news of this, real or imagined, is cause for alarm.

Also, from the Atlanta Journal is this story

3 Comments so far

  1. Tony Mc (unregistered) on December 14th, 2005 @ 10:31 am

    I think I can come up with $100,000 if someone can come up with the rest. Can’t wait to have my own suite at the Ted.

  2. Greg (unregistered) on December 14th, 2005 @ 11:31 am

    Ideally, Arthur Blank would make an awesome new owner

  3. Tony Mc (unregistered) on December 14th, 2005 @ 2:16 pm

    I second the vote for Mr Blank. Buying the Braves would be cooler than building a fishtank.

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