Governors’ Cup Finals Begin on Tuesday
It’s been an exciting season for the Charlotte Knights in 2012 and I couldn’t be happier to be a part of it all.
It’s my first year in the organization and what an amazing year it has been! I moved to South Carolina in January from Pennsylvania. After growing up in New York, I spent a large part of my life in PA. After four years of working in the Philadelphia Phillies system, it was just time to move on. I couldn’t have made a better choice.
This season, the White Sox organization has done a great job all around. From the Major League level, to the low minors, the organization has done very well. First-year manager Robin Ventura has done an amazing job with the White Sox. The first place White Sox have been impressive all season. And so have their minor league teams.
The Charlotte Knights had 18 players promoted to Chicago this season. There were 171 roster moves in all. And time and time again, the team continued to find ways to win. Led by manager Joel Skinner, the team has impressed everyone.
Now, the Knights are looking to make history.
The first season in the International League for the Knights was in 1993 and that year, the club won its first Governors’ Cup. Six seasons later (1999), the club won its second Governors’ Cup. That was the last time the Knights played in the finals.
13 years later, the Knights are playing for the coveted Governors’ Cup.
It’s been an amazing run. I couldn’t have asked for a better year. Even though I have been battling pneumonia the past two weeks, I wouldn’t miss this for the world.
Let’s Go Knights!