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Cannon Ballers Merchandise Selling Fast, Learn More About the History and Development Behind the New Brand

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 hereRead 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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It’s the ‘Kannapolis Cannon Ballers’

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.

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Kannapolis Team Gets New Name Tonight

They’ve been known as the Phillies, the Boll Weevils, and the Intimidators, and on Wednesday night the minor league baseball team in Kannapolis (NC) will unveil its newest incarnation.  Read more hereRead more from the team here.

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Ballpark Beam Signing in Kannapolis

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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Kannapolis Downtown Redevelopment Underway

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.

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Intimidators Pen Open Letter to Fans, Address Concerns About Rebranding

Kannapolis Community,

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

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Kannapolis Baseball Seeks Community’s Help to Rebrand Team

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.

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