The Greensboro Grasshoppers are a Class A baseball team, also referred to as the farm team for the Miami Marlins since 2003. The Greensboro Grasshoppers have called First National Bank Field home since 2005, which seats 7,500.
Before moving to First National Bank Field in 2005, Greensboro baseball clubs played at Cone Athletic Park or also referred to as World War Memorial Stadium, a small facility on the grounds of the Cone Mills textile plant, which is also located in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Cone Athletic Park/World War Memorial Stadium was opened on Armistice Day in 1926.
Cone Mills and Pint Work Mills (another mill near by) had baseball teams which use to play each other at Cone Athletic Park. While both mills were textile factories, the management's for both mills had sports teams which were used to encourage factory workers to engage in friendly competition on their days off.
Notable Past Players Who Made It To The MLB:
For a complete list, see Notable Franchise Alumni
First National Bank Field is located at 408 Bellemeade St. Greensboro, NC 2401
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