Category Archives: Charlotte Knights

Baseball again

To borrow and paraphrase an opening from Norman Mailer, greetings to Ernie Banks across vales of karma. We’re playing two here on a sunny Sunday afternoon at Knights Stadium in Fort Mill, S.C., as the 2011 Charlotte Knights baseball season … Continue reading

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Late innings

Somebody up there must know that I don’t have a lot of baseball left to cover this season, because I got an extra helping last night. The first five innings of the Charlotte Knights’ game against the Gwinnett Braves last … Continue reading

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Baseball, fireworks and the American way of life

In almost all of the past 15 years, I’ve finished up the Fourth of July at Knights Stadium in Fort Mill covering a baseball game. (I’ve always wondered how the Charlotte Knights manage to get the July 4 home game … Continue reading

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Reporter’s notebook, June 19

“This ain’t football. We do this every day.” So said the legendary Baltimore Orioles manager Earl Weaver, and the point was that — unlike the big-event atmosphere of an NFL schedule, with just 16 chances to get it right — … Continue reading

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