Parrott Named 2018 Triple-A Sports Turf Manager of the Year

October 30, 2018 4:16 PM ET

(UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) -- Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) and Minor League Baseball (MiLB) recently named the 2017 'Sports Turf Managers of the Year' sponsored by STMA and John Deere. The Charlotte Knights are pleased to announce that Matt Parrott, the team's head groundskeeper, has been named as the 2018 Triple-A Sports Turf Manager of the Year.

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2019 Collegiate Baseball Series Schedule

BB&T Ballpark to Host Record Eight Games in 2019

October 23, 2018 7:36 PM ET

(UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) -- The Charlotte Knights will host a total of eight college baseball games at BB&T Ballpark in 2019 as part of the team's annual Collegiate Baseball Series. Charlotte Knights General Manager Rob Egan announced the full slate of games to season membership holders and media during the club's annual Post-Season Party at BB&T Ballpark earlier this evening.

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Hurricane Florence Collection Drive Received Nearly 140,000 Critically-Needed Items

September 28, 2018 2:56 PM ET

(UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) -- The Charlotte Knights partnered with Entercom Charlotte and Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina on Wednesday, September 26th to collect cases of bottled water and boxes of diapers for those impacted by Hurricane Florence in North and South Carolina.

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Julie Clark Nominated for Rawlings Woman Executive of the Year Award

September 28, 2018 11:51 AM ET

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Knights, TicketReturn Continue Partnership

Top team in attendance renews partnership with the leading supplier of ticketing solutions for Minor League Baseball

September 24, 2018 5:00 PM ET

(CHARLOTTE, NC) - Advancing their focus towards providing industry leading solutions, the Charlotte Knights are proud to announce that TicketReturn will continue to serve as the exclusive provider of all ticketing solutions and services. TicketReturn's Box Office, Online and Mobile ticketing technologies will enhance the Knights Ticket Operations that support Minor League Baseball's attendance leader.

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Hurricane Florence Collection Drive Set for September 26th at BB&T Ballpark

September 20, 2018 10:22 AM ET

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Family Movie Night Returns on September 21

Watch "Despicable Me 3" on BB&T Ballpark Videoboard Courtesy of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Carolinas Realty

September 6, 2018 10:53 AM ET

(UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) -- Back by popular demand, on Friday, September 21st, BB&T Ballpark will welcome fans of all ages for the return of "Family Movie Night" presented by BHHS Carolinas Realty. The event is open to the public and will feature the family-friendly movie "Despicable Me 3" on the BB&T Ballpark videoboard beginning at 7:30 p.m.

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Parrott Named IL Sports Turf Manager of the Year for Second Straight Season

September 5, 2018 1:55 PM ET

(UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) --The Charlotte Knights are pleased to announce that Matt Parrott, the team's Head Groundskeeper, has been named as the 2018 International League Sports Turf Manager of the Year for the second consecutive season. The award was selected by International League field managers and coaches.

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Jiménez Named White Sox Minor League Player of the Month for August/September

Eloy Jiménez hit .355 in 55 games with the Knights in 2018. (Laura Wolff/Charlotte Knights)

September 4, 2018 3:51 PM ET

(UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) -- Outfielder Eloy Jiménez, who hit an impressive .359 (37-for-103) with four home runs and 16 RBIs with the Charlotte Knights in the month of August (26 games), has been named as the Chicago White Sox Minor League Player of the Month for August/September. The award is voted on each month by a panel of Chicago-area media members. Jiménez also took home the award in May with the Birmingham Barons and again in July with the Knights.

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Knights Crowned 2018 Minor League Baseball Attendance Champions

Team Leads the Country in Average Attendance Per Game and Overall Attendance in 2018

September 4, 2018 12:10 PM ET

(UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, NC) -- Drawing 8,980 fans per game over 69 home dates in 2018, the Charlotte Knights led all of Minor League Baseball in average attendance per game for the fourth time in five seasons at BB&T Ballpark. The Knights once again packed the ballpark consistently in 2018, hosting 23 sell-out crowds over the course of the regular season. In all, the Knights welcomed a Minor League Baseball-best 619,639 fans through the gates in 2018 at BB&T Ballpark.

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