Charlotte has a Major League Baseball Umpiring veteran, Field Culbreth, who worked the 2008 and 2012 World Series. He played for Charlotte from 1984-86 and still holds marks for fewest walks per nine innings and complete games in a season.
List of former Niners are active players in professional baseball Updated May 15, 2016:
Triple-A (Full Season)
Tyler Barnette - Charlotte Knights (2013 Draft - 14th Round, Chicago White Sox)
High-A (Full Season)
Ryan Butler - Lake Elsinore Storm (Calif.) (2014 Draft - 7th Round, San Diego)
Justin Seager - Bakersfield Blaze (Calif.) (2013 Draft - 12th Round, Seattle)For a complete list of Charlotte 49ers who played professional baseball, click here.