Tag Archives: Charlotte (NC)

When North Carolina Struck Out with MLB Two Decades Ago

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred caused a stir among North Carolina sports fans this week, when he said Charlotte would be in the top three cities considered for a future league expansion.  Read more here.

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Knights Take the Field Tonight as ‘Pitmasters’

On Saturday, July 15th, the Charlotte Knights (Triple-A, International League) will take the field for their 7:05 p.m. game at BB&T Ballpark against the Gwinnett Braves as a “brand” new team — the Charlotte Pitmasters.  Read more here.


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Charlotte Knights to Become ‘Pitmasters’ for One Day, Unveil Logo and Uniforms

PRESS RELEASE – On Saturday, July 15th, the Charlotte Knights will take the field for their 7:05 p.m. game at BB&T Ballpark against the Gwinnett Braves as a “brand” new team — the Charlotte Pitmasters. Continue reading

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$400,000 in Tweaks Coming to Knights’ Ballpark

Charlotte Knights New Primary LogoBaseball players returned to work this month with the start of spring training in Arizona and Florida.  For the Charlotte Knights (Triple-A, International League), preparation for the new season this year also includes a few tweaks at BB&T Ballpark.  Read more here.

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Knights to Celebrate 40th Anniversary of Charlotte O’s September 4

Charlotte Knights New Primary LogoPRESS RELEASE – Former Charlotte O’s players, including National Baseball Hall of Famer Eddie Murray, will return to the Queen City to be honored by the Charlotte Knights on Sunday, September 4th as part of a special 40th Anniversary Tribute to the 1976 Charlotte O’s — the first team in O’s franchise history. Continue reading

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Celebrities, All-Star Athletes & Collectible Giveaways Highlight 2016 Promo Lineup

Charlotte Knights New Primary LogoPRESS RELEASE – Recognizable celebrities, All-Star athletes and collectible giveaways highlight the Charlotte Knights promotional schedule for the 2016 All-Star season at BB&T Ballpark. Continue reading

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Charlotte Ballpark, Downtown Development Inspire San Antonio Mayor

San Antonio Missions LogoSan Antonio (TX) Mayor Ivy Taylor just returned from Charlotte (NC) and now has a new downtown ballpark vision for the San Antonio Missions (Double-A, Texas League).  The Missions have called the Nelson W. Wolff Municipal Stadium home since 1994.  Read more and watch news report here.  Read another story here.

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