Knights GM Dan Rajkowski talks about the team's move from Fort Mill to Charlotte FORTMILLTIMES
Before ceremonially locking the doors to the Fort Mill stadium the team called home for 24 seasons, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Dan Rajkowski wanted local fans to know that although the Knights are moving out of the neighborhood, they still want to be friends.
The teams new $54 million ballpark in Uptown Charlotte is just a few exits up I-77, Rajkowski
, a Fort Mill resident himself, emphasized.
Its just going to be down the street, he
Despite the lack of fans in the stands, Rajkowski
has many fond memories of the Knights stay in Fort Mill.
Among them, one would be the White Sox exhibition game in 2010 and the most enjoyable day was in 2008 on July 4th when we put the largest crowd into this facility 14,000 people.
It was a special day for us, he
Speaking at an informal press conference after answering questions, Rajkowski
let the media wander through the ball park to record images the Knights top executive said the team plans to market aggressively in the Fort Mill area to keep local fans interested in attending games.
I think its important we retain out fan base from Fort Mill and York County, Rajkowski