| Mississippi Braves
||Double-A Affiliate of the Braves
Trustmark Park Facts, Figures & Firsts
Construction cost: $28 million
Financing: Was built with private money as part of a large mixed-use development that is anchored by a 130,000-square-foot Bass Pro Shop
Architects: Dale and Associates (lead) and HOK Sport
Construction manager: W.G. Yates & Sons
Groundbreaking date: May 11, 2004
Stands on 30 acres of land near the intersection of I-20 and I-55 that is about 5 miles southeast of the State Capitol in Jackson.
Naming rights: Mississippi-based Trustmark National Bank paid an undisclosed sum for 15 years; the name of the ballpark was announced on March 25, 2005
Owned by Bloomfield Equities, LLC and operated by the City of Pearl.
First game: The Montgomery Biscuits beat the Mississippi Braves 11-6 on April 18, 2005 in front of 7,062 fans
Other ballpark firsts (all of which occurred on 4/18/05):
|Pitch ||Batter ||Hit (single) ||Home Run ||Winning Pitcher ||Losing Pitcher
|Anthony Lerew ||Mike Curry ||Fernando Cortez ||Chairon Isenia ||Chris Seddon ||Anthony Lerew