The defending World Series champion Atlanta Braves have their ballclub set for 2022 and are eyeing a repeat after winning their first World Series crown since 1995 last October.
And fans are ready to go too.
The defending champs will open up the season at home on Thursday night when the Cincinnati Reds come into town, and they don’t seem to be having any trouble selling tickets for Opening Weekend.
The Braves are still quite popular around Atlanta, and it’s gotten to the point where standing room only tickets are being sold for Opening Weekend.
They will unveil their championship banner on Friday and the team will receive its rings on Saturday.
JUST ANNOUNCED! Standing Room Only tickets for:
🔹 Thursday, April 7: Opening Day
🔹 Friday, April 8: 2021 Awards Celebration
🔹 Saturday, April 9: 2021 World Series Ring Ceremony
— Truist Park (@TruistPark) April 5, 2022
Buzz Around The City
The city of Atlanta is understandably still buzzing with excitement after their World Series win.
Despite losing Freddie Freeman to the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Braves were busy in the offseason and might even be better entering the 2022 season.
And fans are clearly excited about the opportunity to watch their defending champions in action again.
They’ve waited through a lockout and an extended offseason and now it’s time to see what this team can do.
But the fact that standing room only tickets are already being sold at Truist Park goes to show the popularity of the Braves right now.
A championship generates a ton of buzz around a city, and such is the case with Atlanta and their defending champion Braves.
The city is ready for an opportunity to watch the Braves defend their title.
This will certainly be an exciting team to watch this year, and now we’ll see if they can continue to perform and give fans a chance to see another title.