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Photo: Large overview of new park

By Mark Hames
mhames@charlotteobserver.com

Work continues on the Charlotte Knights' new baseball stadium behind Romare Bearden Park, which is scheduled to open on Friday, Aug. 30. Bearden, a Charlotte-born artist, also played baseball in college. “He loved baseball," niece Diedra Harris-Kelley said.

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