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Final days of Knights Stadium

With the property sold and a business plan in place, all that’s left is to tear down Knights Stadium, former home of the Charlotte Knights (Class AAA; International League) in coming months. Cato Corp., a Charlotte-based clothing retailer, has indeed closed on the purchase of the now-empty Fort Mill, S.C. ballpark site for $841,284. The […]

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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: August 5

The World Baseball Classic, El Paso, new Yankee Stadium and the future of the Tampa Bay Rays were on the minds of Ballpark Digest readers this week. The most popular stories on Ballpark Digest, as measured by page views. Israel preps for WBC PCL approves El Paso purchase of T-Padres New Yankee Stadium less intimidating? […]

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Charlotte may help fund new Knights ballpark

With it increasingly apparent that private financing isn’t possible for a new Charlotte Knights (Class AAA; International League) ballpark, Charlotte and Mecklenburg County are exploring public financing. Any public money would not cover the entire cost of constructing a new ballpark in Charlotte’s Uptown area; past cost estimate have come in at $56 million, but […]

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