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Baseball returns to Kinston with new identity

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 04 / 24 / 17

The crowd at Grainger Stadium welcomes baseball back to Kinston, the first minor league action since 2011. Photos by: ALEX SILVERMAN Monday afternoons are slow in downtown Kinsto...

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