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When members of the New York Knickerbockers baseball team marched off to fight in the Civil War, they took the game and rules with them and played during their time in camps. James Constantine, a divinity student at Duke University, now serves as chaplain of the 26th Regiment of North Carolina Troops Reactivated. He wants to develop a vintage baseball team that will play the game as Civil War soldiers played it.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 73 Issue 2, July 2005, p110, 112, il Periodical Website
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8477
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Young discusses the players he would include if he were to create a North Carolina all-star baseball team. Included on this imaginary team are Hall of Fame inductees Luke Appling of High Point and probable future inductee Gaylord Perry from Williamston. Young describes his player at every position and includes the lifetime statistics of each. A notable player included on the team is Rocky Mount's Buck Leonard, who played in the Negro leagues and was known as “the Black Lou Gehrig.”
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 51 Issue 2, July 1983, p15-17, por
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14098
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Midget baseball leagues are beginning to spread rapidly, not only in North Carolina, but in other parts of the country as well. These new leagues have created new opportunities for those who have never had the chance to play the game.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 17 Issue 4, June 1949, p3-4, f
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14616
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There are fifty-three native North Carolinians in major league baseball this season; twenty-four of them are pitchers.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 13 Issue 48, Apr 1946, p13, 26
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16570
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Baseball is a large part of North Carolina culture. From million dollar stadiums and Class A farm teams, to 300 North Carolinians in the majors, baseball is played by youth and senior citizen alike.
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21681
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This article examines the role Branch Rickey had in the 1959 to 1960 campaign to create a third major league, the Continental League, in major league baseball. The National and American Leagues opposed the action and killed the proposal by promising to add additional major league teams.
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22632
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Asheville's minor league baseball team is The Asheville Tourists. A farm team for the Colorado Rockies, this team plays in the Class A South Atlantic League.
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The Durham Bulls, a minor league baseball team, bring in the crowds when hosting games at their home stadium. The author presents the history of the team.
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24466
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After a 40-year hiatus, minor league baseball teams are making a major comeback; Cities such as Charlotte, Greensboro, Durham, Winston-Salem, and Asheville all have teams and good attendance at games. This article recounts the history of minor league baseball in North Carolina and why it made a comeback.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 59 Issue 2, July 1991, p16-19, il
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Don Beaver lobbied for the Charlotte Knights to return to the Queen City for over a decade. Despite some pushback, the Knights’ Uptown Charlotte stadium broke ground in 2012 and the first season in the new park was in 2015. The location of the new ballpark has made the Knights one of the most successful minor league franchises in the nation and the area around the park has developed economically.
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35581
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A story about how a player hit a baseball onto the top of a passing train, and the opposing team had to retrieve it from the next town over.
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36176
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How to boost holistic success for Cumberland County a decade down the road had been planned by groups such as Fayetteville’s Economic Development Alliance. Planned was development and improvement of the Cape Fear Botanical Garden, Airborne and Special Operations Museum, historic downtown center, Arts Council, minor league baseball stadium, Civil War History Center, and Performing Arts Center.
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