Intimidators Stadium, Kannapolis

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Intimidators Stadium is a baseball stadium in Kannapolis, North Carolina. It is the home venue for the Kannapolis Intimidators, the Class A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox.HistoryWhen the Intimidators franchise began play in 1995, the stadium's construction was not complete. The field and seating areas were ready for the team's first game in April of that year, but the concession stands, restrooms, luxury boxes, and box office were not complete until that winter. The stadium was named Fieldcrest Cannon Stadium for the Fieldcrest Cannon Corporation, the textile giant that built the mill town of Kannapolis and operated it until the city was incorporated in 1984.In addition to home games for the Intimidators, Fieldcrest Cannon Stadium is also used for several local high school baseball games each spring in addition to select Amateur Athletic Union events throughout the year.The stadium was the home of UNC Charlotte's baseball team during the 2003 season while their on-campus facility's playing surface was being redone. The 49ers played in Kannapolis again for the first part of the 2007 season while their stadium was undergoing a $6 million renovation.ImprovementsA new scoreboard was installed in center field for the 2005 season, replacing the original board that the stadium used when it opened.The city of Kannapolis is considering a replacement facility.Naming RightsOn April 3, 2012, it was announced that Carolinas Medical Center-NorthEast purchased the naming rights to the stadium, adopting the new CMC-NorthEast Stadium name for the upcoming season. Per club policy, terms were not disclosed.
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  • We are South Carolina residents who travel up to Kannapolis 3-4 times each baseball season to watch the Intimidators play. The park, while older than other stadiums in the area, is comfortable, family...  more »
  • Good seating, ample parking, both with very reasonable prices - limited ballpark concessions but all in all ok. The speaker system puts the loud in loudspeaker and it can be annoying if you go to many...  more »
  • I love going to games with my family here. It's a small stadium so every seat is a good seat and it is great for small children. They even have a play ground for them. The concessions food is reasonab...  more »
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  • This ballpark is going to be replaced with a new stadium in downtown Kannapolis. It seems like much of the upkeep here is only minimal. Food isn't very good and over priced for a small park. They should support families who go to games by offering some lower prices on four packs etc. The staff deserves five stars. The low rating is for the park itself and over priced food/drinks.
  • An older stadium, intensely hot as it's built in a bowl. Facilities are decent, but could use updating. Staff was nice.
  • Small town Single A club that is fun to watch. They have lots of local beer on tap and the food is typical fair with decent prices.
  • Great place to watch some minor league baseball. Very family friendly. Facilities address well maintained but do show their age
  • Small town baseball and good fun for the family on the cheap. Easy to get in and our of in Kannapolis and very affordable tickets and food. Great place for kids and lots of entertainment in between innings. If you like minor league baseball its a good time.

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