Former Notable Players:
Sandy Alomar, Jr., Jeff Baldwin,
Cliff Floyd, Ken Hill, Manny Ramirez, and Jim Thome.
Located in a Charlotte, North Carolina suburb, just
south of the South Carolina state border, it has been the home to
both Double A and Triple A teams since its completion in 1990.
It was built, like Coca-Cola
Field in Buffalo, New York
, with an eye toward expansion if
a Major League Baseball franchise was secured for the Queen City.
The former NBA Charlotte Hornets franchise worked out at their practice
facility just beyond the right field foul pole. The color scheme
and pattern for the seats was designed by the fashion designer Alexander
Julian, a Charlotte native.