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Temerity Baseball Purchases Kannapolis Intimidators

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.

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Kannapolis Breaks Ground on New Downtown Ballpark

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.

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‘Hoppers, First National Bank Extend Ballpark Naming Rights Deal

The Greensboro Grasshoppers’ (Single-A, South Atlantic League) downtown ballpark will keep its First National Bank Field name through at least the 2026 season. The Hoppers and FNB Corp. agreed to a five-year extension of their existing naming rights deal, which runs through 2021.  Read more here.

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Power to Host 2019 South Atlantic League All-Star Game

PRESS RELEASE – The West Virginia Power, Class A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates, are excited to announce, in conjunction with the Charleston Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, FestivALL, the City of Charleston and the South Atlantic League, that the club will host the 2019 South Atlantic League All-Star Game at Appalachian Power Park on Tuesday, June 18, 2019.

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Kannapolis Approves New Downtown Ballpark

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.

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Running a Team and Raising Kids at the Ballpark

Brian DeWine, president of the Asheville Tourists (Single-A, South Atlantic League), occupies an office that serves as a work room, play room and nap room. Such is the reality of raising kids while running a Minor League Baseball team.  Read more from MiLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill here.

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RiverDogs to Transform into ‘Charleston Boiled Peanuts’ for a Night, Unveil Logo and Unis

PRESS RELEASE – The Charleston RiverDogs are dropping the RiverDogs name to pay homage to a local culinary favorite and a ballpark icon when they become the Charleston Boiled Peanuts for one night only on Saturday, July 28 at Joe Riley Park.

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