Tag Archives: South Atlantic League

RiverDogs to Host 17th Annual Ballpark Festival of Beers Saturday

The Charleston RiverDogs (Single-A, South Atlantic League) will be hosting the 17th annual Festival of Beers at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park on Saturday, Aug. 17, starting at 7 p.m.  There will be more than 100 breweries, both domestic and international, serving up a wide variety of suds.   Like any beer festival, there will be more than just the cold stuff going down smooth — enjoy musical stylings by the Blue Plantation Band and Baby Fat Band, plus eats from Kickin’ Chicken, Holy Rolly Charleston, Braised in the South, and Bearded Dogs.  Read more here.

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Hagerstown Holds Stadium Work Session

Much of the debate over a new stadium or multiuse facility in Hagerstown (MD) has revolved around location, but there is apparently still a question of what the stadium should be.  Once councilman said, “I don’t know if it has to include baseball.” Read more 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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Hagerstown Ballpark Study to be Presented Today

The latest chapter in the pursuit to build a new baseball stadium in Hagerstown (MD) will begin Tuesday at 4:10 p.m., as the Maryland Stadium Authority will present its completed study on preliminary market and site analysis for a new minor league ballpark during a Hagerstown City Council work session meeting at City Hall.  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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