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Knights announce return date to Charlotte

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The official return of the Charlotte Knights (Class AAA; International League) to Charlotte is set for April 11, 2014, when the team opens BB&T Ballpark.

The date was announced at a press conference today. Members of the Charlotte Knights front office staff, along with Frances Crockett, former co-owner and GM of the Charlotte O’s, were on hand to share the news at the team’s future Uptown Charlotte home.

“After over 25 years since the last professional baseball game was played in Charlotte (August 31, 1988), we will be returning home on April 11, 2014 at 7:05 p.m. against the Norfolk Tides,” said Charlotte Knights Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer Dan Rajkowski. “The long-awaited return of professional baseball back to the Center City is so exciting for our staff, fans, and the community. It will truly be a celebrated and memorable occasion.”

Wednesday’s press conference also brought with it two other significant announcements. First, club seats for BB&T Ballpark are officially sold out.

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