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Steel going up at new Knights ballpark

Construction of the new Charlotte Knights (Class AAA; International League) ballpark reached another milestone: the first steel girders went up in recent days. From the Charlotte Observer: Knights vice president Dan Rajkowski on Tuesday called the raising of steel beams a “monumental event for us.”… The first steel beams have been put up in what […]

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New use for Knights Stadium: Racetrack?

A group is proposing a renovation of Knights Stadium, in its last season as home of the Charlotte Knights (Class AAA; International League), to a racetrack. The group foresees the transformation of the ballpark to a racetrack, releasing some renderings of a converted ballpark (like the ones above) and setting up Web and Facebook pages. […]

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Knights go 1990 retro style in 2013

This was high fashion in 1990: The Charlotte Knights (Class AAA; International League) are reviving their black pinstripes for new “Flashback Fridays” series, which is set to commemorate 24 years of history at Knights Stadium. The 1990 throwback jerseys during each of the club’s 10 Friday night home games this season. “With this being our […]

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The Week That Was: January 20

Future All-Star Games, new uniforms in Buffalo, innovative 2013 promotions and staff changes across the industry. The top stories of the past week on Ballpark Digest, as measured by page views. Padres pitching for future All-Star Game Knights, Mallards announce front-office moves Prepping for spring training Bisons unveil new uniforms for 2013 Appreciating the Voices […]

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Milovich new VP/GM in Myrtle Beach

Big shift: Andy Milovich, the long-time front-office exec with Palisades Baseball and the West Virginia Power (Low Class A; Sally League), takes the reins of the Myrtle Beach Pelicans (High Class A; Carolina League). Milovich spent the past 19 seasons with Palisades Baseball, including stints as the top executive of the Erie (Pa.) SeaWolves from […]

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Updated renderings for new Charlotte Knights ballpark

Here’s an updated photorealistic rendering of BB&T Ballpark, the home of the Charlotte Knights (Class AAA; International League) beginning in 2014, showing the Charlotte skyline in the background. Progress proceeds on schedule at the construction site; last week the first concrete was laid at the site. You can view the construction Webcam here. The bottom […]

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