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Knights BB&T Ballpark getting more seats

The Story

In its second season in its fab uptown stadium, the Knights are adding 235 permanent seats, the Charlotte Business Journal’s Erik Spanberg reports.

The Facts

According to an interview with Knights chief operating officer Dan Rajkowski:

– 150 permanent seats will be added to the right-field berm and 85 seats to the Home Run Porch along the right-field line.

– Ticket price for those seats: Around $16.

– Other 2015 season changes to include scoreboard and sound system improvements and new kitchen equipment for the concessions.

– Throughout the stadium, ticket prices may go up $1.

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C5’s Take

The Knights were the most popular minor-league baseball team last year, with 687,715 fans and 31 sellouts. We appreciate the extra seats — we stood a lot last year — but hate the thought of higher ticket prices. With (albeit great) craft beer and fancier concessions, a Knights game is no cheap date anymore. BTW, season opens with a game against MLB’s White Sox. We already have tickets.

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