Published October 9, 2013
New video board for Charlotte Knights will be the widest screen in MiLB
The Triple-A Int’l League Charlotte Knights today announced that Toshiba will supply the video boards and concourse displays at BB&T Ballpark, the team’s new facility opening in April. The total video package is valued at about $3M, said Knights GM Dan Rajkowski
. The primary video board in left field – 30 feet tall and 82 feet long – will be the widest screen in Minor League Baseball, Rajkowski said. In addition, a smaller screen attached to the ballpark’s exterior will face new Romare Bearden Park to promote non-ballpark events. Toshiba has several major league clients but the Knights represent the company’s first minor league sports account.
Toshiba also signed a sponsorship with the Knights covering primarily hospitality with use of a suite. TSE, a software consultant, is designing the video board control room and is Toshiba’s partner in the project. BB&T Ballpark opens April 11 when the Knights host the Norfolk Tides.