Merchandise for the former Kannapolis Intimidators (Single-A, South Atlantic League) is flying off the shelves. Due to overwhelming demand, the “Kannapolis Cannon Ballers” downtown retail store will remain open for the foreseeable future inside the former 46 Restaurant. Read more here. Read about the branding “home run” here. For those interested in learning more about the origins of the name and development of the brand by Dan Simon of Studio Simon, watch the video below (Dan is featured at the 14:37 mark):
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Cannon Ballers Merchandise Selling Fast, Learn More About the History and Development Behind the New Brand
PRESS RELEASE – In a nod to the historical significance of Kannapolis as a mill town whose history is tightly woven with America’s Pastime, the community gathered Wednesday to celebrate the team’s new identity. The event’s location at the Historic Gem Theater celebrated the old, while its continuation outside along the West Avenue Streetscape also lauded the new.
Putting graffiti on public property is usually frowned upon by public officials. This week, though, Kannapolis invited the public to leave its mark on the new Sports and Entertainment Venue (SEV) being built downtown. Read more here.
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As part of a $300-million downtown redevelopment plan, a new ballpark is being built for the Kannapolis Intimidators (Single-A, South Atlantic League). Still to come are hundreds of apartments, shops, offices and a hotel. Read more here.
What a week! Within 24 hours of announcing the Branded New by You campaign, over 300 of you had submitted really terrific ideas. That number grew quickly, and each day our team pored over your recommendations. In all, we received 1,223 submissions. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – As the Kannapolis Class A baseball franchise moves toward a new era of baseball at the City of Kannapolis’s Sports and Entertainment Venue, the team invites the community to help rename the franchise. Today the team launches its “Branded New By You” campaign and is asking community members to suggest names to help define the team’s new identity. In addition to a new name, the rebrand will include a new logo and mascot. The new identity will debut after the 2019 season ends.
PRESS RELEASE – Temerity Baseball, LLC, today acquired the Kannapolis Intimidators, a single-A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox. Temerity Baseball will be working closely with the City of Kannapolis on completion of the new state of the art Kannapolis Sports and Entertainment Venue in time for the opening of the 2020 baseball season. The SEV will be the anchor of a revitalized and vibrant urban core.
On Tuesday, a groundbreaking ceremony was held for a new baseball stadium to be built for the Kannapolis Intimidators (Single-A, South Atlantic League). City officials called the project a catalyst that will help transform the downtown area on the other side of the ballpark. Read more and watch news report here.
The Kannapolis City Council unanimously approved a $52 million, 5,000-capacity minor league baseball stadium in downtown Monday night. The stadium is expected to be ready for the 2020 season. Read more here.
The Kannapolis (NC) City Council has approved a design for the new baseball stadium presented by architecture firm Populous. Read more and view rendering here.
Kannapolis City Council approved spending roughly $500,000 on architectural designs that will change the streetscape of downtown Kannapolis (NC). They’ve also approved spending $2.4 million on architectural designs for a downtown sports and entertainment venue. Read more here.
The Kannapolis (NC) City Council continues to discuss the possibilities of relocating the Intimidators baseball stadium to downtown Kannapolis and part of that conversation has included information from the consultant firm Brailsford & Dunlavey. Read more here.
The Kannapolis Intimidators (Single-A, South Atlantic League) are under new ownership as the team prepares for the upcoming 2016 season, and the twenty year old stadium is in need of an upgrade or replacement, according to city leaders. Read more here.
Kannapolis (NC) leaders continue to explore ballpark options for the Kannapolis Intimidators (Single-A, South Atlantic League), as the team’s lease expires in 2016. “Stadium has 20 years of life on it now and it needs some upgrades or it needs to be replaced,” said Mike Legg, the Kannapolis city manager. Read more and watch news report here.
By a narrow vote of 4-3 on Monday, the Kannapolis (NC) City Council decided to proceed with phase 2 of the ballpark planning study to determine whether to build a new baseball stadium downtown for the Kannapolis Intimidators (Single-A, South Atlantic League). Read more here.
The city of Kannapolis (NC) will soon own its downtown, but city leaders say they still need a “game changer” like apartments and a new downtown stadium for the Kannapolis Intimidators (Single-A, South Atlantic League) to light the fuse on a development boom. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Wilmington Sharks are pleased to announce that Brad Smith and Smith Family Baseball have agreed to terms with current Sharks ownership to purchase the baseball club. After a tremendous season for the Sharks, which saw a full re-branding, a surge of almost 30% in attendance and hundreds of thousands of Continue reading
MLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill recently visited CMC-Northeast Stadium, the new home of the Single-A Kannapolis Intimidators (South Atlantic League). Read more and view photos here. Read about the “Uh-Huh Guy” here. Read about two key members of the team’s booster club here.
At its annual planning retreat at Pity’s Sake Lodge, the Kannapolis (NC) City Council began a conversation that could culminate in a new downtown baseball stadium for the Single-A Kannapolis Intimidators (South Atlantic League). Read more here.
Here is a nice story about Warren Kauber, 73, who serves as a professional usher in his retirement for the Single-A Kannapolis Intimidators (South Atlantic League) and the Toronto Blue Jays at their spring-training facility in Dunedin (FL). Read more here. Thanks to Graham Knight for posting link on Facebook.
PRESS RELEASE – It’s time to party like it’s 1999, and for the Kannapolis Intimidators, that means giving fans an UNBOLLWEEVIBLE night as the team dons throwback uniforms and takes the field as the Piedmont Boll Weevils. On Saturday, July 13, the Intimidators are hosting Turn Back the Clock Night, taking fans back to 1999 with a Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The race is on as drivers from NASCAR and NHRA will take the field in a charity softball game at CMC-NorthEast Stadium, home of the Kannapolis Intimidators – Class A Affiliate of the Chicago White Sox, on Wednesday, April 17. An hour-long pre-game autograph session begins at 5 p.m. with first pitch at 7:00 p.m. The game will be followed by a concert Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Kannapolis Intimidators and Carolinas Medical Center-NorthEast have agreed on a stadium naming rights agreement that takes effect for the 2012 season. The Intimidators will take the field at CMC-NorthEast Stadium to open the season on Thursday, April 5. A new stadium logo will greet fans entering the gates and will be featured throughout the ballpark and on team printed Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Kannapolis Intimidators, Class A Affiliate of the Chicago White Sox, are excited to announce a new franchise attendance record, drawing 138,487 fans to Fieldcrest Cannon Stadium to 67 openings in 2011. The organization averaged 2,067 fans per game, also the highest average attendance for the franchise. Continue reading
The Kannapolis (NC) City Council approved a deal last night to purchase Fieldcrest Cannon Stadium, home of the Single-A Kannapolis Intimidators (South Atlantic League), from Rowan County for $3 million, financed interest free over a 50-year term. The city will be solely responsible for ballpark maintenance and negotiations with the Intimidators ownership group. Read more Continue reading
The City of Kannapolis (NC) has voted to purchase Fieldcrest Cannon Stadium, home of the Single-A Kannapolis Intimidators, from Rowan County for $3 million, provided the payments on the interest-free financing do not begin until 2013. If agreed to, Kannapolis would pay the county $60,00 per year for the next 50 years. Fieldcrest opened in 1995. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Kannapolis Intimidators Professional Baseball Team, the Single-A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox, are proud to introduce a new, one-of-a-kind alternate logo which will be used beginning with the 2011 season. The new alternate logo will prominently feature Kannapolis, NC native and former team minority owner, NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt. The Intimidators will Continue reading