Knights Celebrate Rowan Co. Softball Little League World Series Champions

3rd Annual Women In Baseball Night At BB&T Ballpark Honored Stars From Several Generations

The 3rd annual “Women In Baseball” night at BB&T Ballpark honored the best in the sport from several generations.

From a League Of Their Own, to the Little League World Series champions, the special night did not disappoint.

In a pre-game ceremony, the Charlotte Knights celebrated players from the All American Girls Professional Baseball League. Actress Megan Cavanagh, who played Marla Hooch in “A League of Their Own,” joined the women on the infield along with Charlotte O’s legendary GM and a member of the Charlotte Baseball Hall of Fame, Frances Crockett.

The Knights also welcomed two Gold Medal winners from the 2019 USA Baseball Women’s National Team , Fort Mill, SC native Anna Kimbrell and Marti Sementelli.

The Rowan County Little League SoftballWorld Series Champions were also honored on the field before the game. The champs took the field with the 2019 Knights players.

On Wednesday night the Knights will play their final home game of the regular season when they host the Bulls at BB&T Ballpark.