Rendering of the new BB&T Ballpark

You can finally add Charlotte, N.C., to the list of cities with minor league baseball stadiums nestled in the middle.

After years of debate, the Charlotte City Council has approved giving $8 million to the Class AAA Charlotte Knights toward a new uptown stadium that will be named BB&T Ballpark.

The council voted 7-4 to approve the Knights' move from close-by Fort Mill, S.C., to Charlotte. Baseball left the city 24 years ago when ow...


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