PRESS RELEASE – PNC Field will be the place to be for the Gildan Triple-A National Championship Game in 2017. The Mohegan Sun Pocono Hotel and Casino and PNC Field will serve as host of the two-day event next summer, the SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/ New York Yankees) announced today.
The title game is a one-game, winner-take-all contest featuring the champions of the International League and Pacific Coast League, and will be televised live to a national audience on the NBC Sports Network.
The Triple-A National Championship Game debuted in its current one-game format in 2006 and only been hosted by an International League North Division team once. The Triple-A World Series, Triple-A Classic and Las Vegas Triple-A World Series all served are predecessors to the current championship event. The PCL has won the last four tilts and leads the all-time series, 7-3.
Gildan is a leading manufacturer and marketer of quality branded basic family apparel, including T-shirts, fleece, sport shirts, underwear, socks, hosiery, and shapewear. Gildan is in their fifth year as title sponsor of the Triple-A Baseball National Championship Game and are a proud sponsor of Triple-A baseball and all 30 of its teams.