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Altoona’s Lozinak Named MiLB’s 2019 King of Baseball

PRESS RELEASE – – Minor League Baseball™ (MiLB™) today announced that Bob Lozinak, owner of the Altoona Curve™, has been named the 2019 King of Baseball. The King of Baseball is a long-standing annual tradition in which Minor League Baseball recognizes a veteran of professional baseball for longtime dedication and service. Lozinak will receive his award at the Baseball Winter Meetings Banquet on Sunday, Dec. 8, at the San Diego Hilton Bayfront.

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Curve to Become ‘Allegheny Yinzers’ for Select Dates in 2019

PRESS RELEASE – The Altoona Curve announced another addition to the 2019 promotional calendar on Tuesday with a seven-game team rebrand series, complete with a new team name and uniforms. On select weekend home games at Peoples Natural Gas Field, the Curve will take the field as the Allegheny Yinzers. The new identity is a tribute to the familiar second-person plural pronoun “yinz” that is commonly used by people of Western and Central Pennsylvania.

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Altoona Curve Announce Newman & Kramer Bobble

PRESS RELEASE – The Altoona Curve announced on Wednesday the first highlight to the 2019 promotional schedule with a unique bobblehead featuring Kevin Newman and Kevin Kramer. The Newman and Kramer bobblehead giveaway is scheduled for Saturday, July 27 when the Curve host the Richmond Flying Squirrels and will be handed out to the first 1,000 fans at Peoples Natural Gas Field, presented by Nuts For You.

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Curve, RubberDucks, RiverDogs Release 2018 Promo Schedules

This is the time of year when baseball teams are releasing their promotional schedules for the season, and it’s always enjoyable to comb through the many creative ideas to see how teams plan to take their fun and entertainment game to the next level.  Take a peek for yourself:  View Curve schedule here.  View RubberDucks schedule here.  View RiverDogs schedule here.

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Curve GM Gets Acclimated to New Job

Derek Martin took over as general manager of Altoona Curve (Double-A, Eastern League) in October, after being away from professional baseball for nearly a decade.  He  has spent the past few months acclimating to the new job, personally and professionally, and is getting ready for the Curve’s season beginning in three weeks.  Read more here.

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Martin Introduced as Curve General Manager

Altoon Curve new LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Altoona Curve have named Derek Martin as their new general manager, the club announced on Friday afternoon at Peoples Natural Gas Field. “D-Mar” returns to the Altoona front office, where he served in various roles from 2004-2007, including director of sales. Continue reading

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Curve Ballpark Needs Millions in Repairs

Altoona Curve Engineer LogoThe Altoona Blair County Development Corporation announced Tuesday that PNG Field, home of the Altoona Curve (Double-A, Eastern League), needs $2.2 million in maintenance that must be taken care of within the next two to four years.  Read more and watch news report here.

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