Collegiate baseball league to play in uptown Charlotte

Collegiate baseball league to play in uptown Charlotte
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The wait is over for baseball fans.

The Piedmont Pride, from the Southern Collegiate Baseball League, is set to play 18 baseball games at Truist Field, formerly named BB&T Ballpark.

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The league is a six-team, summer wooden bat club based in the Carolinas. The Pride finished the 2019 season with an impressive 28-10 and went on to capture their second SCBL Championship.

“We know our fans miss baseball and as we wait for more information from Major League Baseball and Minor League Baseball, we are able to bring the sport back starting this week,” said the Charlotte Knights’ Dan Rajkowski in a news release.

Charlotte Knights bring much-needed taste of summer at newly renamed Truist Field

No stadium seating will be used during the series but fans who want to watch the action can book one of the seven concourse restaurants at the field. Each space has a maximum capacity of 25.

Lunch reservations for games at 11 a.m. and noon cost $15 or $10 (includes $10 food and beverage credit).

Dinner reservations for games at 4:30 p.m. cost $35 (includes $10 food and beverage credit).

Here’s a schedule of upcoming games:

July 27 at 11 a.m. (doubleheader, 7-inning games)

July 28 at noon vs. Mooresville Spinners

July 30 at noon vs. Concord Athletics

July 31 at 4:30 p.m. vs. Carolina

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