Former MLB pitcher Luis Tiant was the special guest at BB&T BallPark on Wednesday for the Charlotte Knights vs Pawtucket Red Sox game. Tiant spoke with the media about Knights second baseman Yoan Moncada, injuries to pitchers today, Cuba and being blessed.
The Charlotte Knights honored Negro League Baseball Tuesday night by welcoming former players Eddie "G.G." Burton, Luther "Luke" Atkinson, Sam Allen, Bill Cathcart and Carl "Satch" Forney. Also Charlotte Mayor Pro Tem Vi Lyles proclaimed it Negro League Baseball Day in Charlotte. Jeff Sinerfirstname.lastname@example.org
Former Atlanta Brave Tony Cloninger Sr. is still the only pitcher in MLB history to hit two grand slams in one game. Still, the North Carolina native wants to be remembered for more than just one game.
Graham and his family lived for many years in this small mountain town. He touched many lives as an evangelist but he also personally touched folks through simple, everyday interactions. We asked three people to tell their stories.