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Savannah Sand Gnats was a small division ball club located in Savannah, Georgia. Sand Gnats have been a New York Mets partner for the last nine seasons The side moved to Columbia, South Carolina in 2016, where they became known as Columbia Fireflies. Previously known as the Savannah Cardinals, the squad had their first campaign in 1984 with the St. Louis Cardinals.
By 1996, the name of the Dodgers change to Sand Gnats, becoming a partner of the Los Angeles Dodgers. From 1998 to 2002 the Rangers were associated with the Texas Rangers and from 2003 to 2006 with the Montreal Expos/Washington Nationals. Sand Gnats were playing their home matches at Grayson Stadium.
The Grayson Stadium, opened in 1927, had room for 4,700 supporters during its period as home of the sandflies. Sandflies won four SAL competitions (1993, 1994, 1997, 2013). The Sand Gnats appointed Tim Teufel as their 2007 campaign director on January 11, 2007. It was shown on TV hit comedy George Lopez when Jason McNamara was designed by Nationals and will be playing for the Sand Gnats.
The Royal Pains series " Lawson Translation " in June 2013 shows two protagonists participating in the Sand Gnats game, taking a (fictitious) vet with them as a health car.
Meets little Savannah Sand Gnats division, the Columbia Fireflies
Meets views in A-ball have made their home in Savannah, Georgia which plays at historic Grayson Stadium for the Savannah Sand Gnats since 2007, but that is discontinued to come to an end after this time of year. That little Liga fan club announcing they were moving to Columbia, South Carolina early this year revealed their latest emblem this mornings, announcing that they will be known as the Columbia Fireflies from the 2016 campaign.
Like their Savannah counterparts, the fireflies will be members of the Southern Division of the South Atlantic League. Fireflies will be the first Colombian basketball pros since the Capital City Bombers left after the 2004 campaign to become Greenville Drive. Also a South Atlantic League player, Capital City was the A-Ball subsidiary of Mets from 1981-2004 and has been associated with Boston Red Sox since the move in 2005.
The historic Grayson Stadium, the House of Sandflies in Savannah since 1996, was constructed in 1927 and the town has no plan to construct a new ball park with state-of-the-art equipment and fans' comforts. These new Fireflies will move to Spirit Communications Park in Colombia, which is scheduled to open in 2016.