The Williamsport (PA) City Council on Thursday approved construction contracts of $1.1 million for improvements to Bowman Field, home of the Williamsport Crosscutters (Single-A, New York-Penn League). This will help prep the ballpark for a visit by the Pittsburgh Pirates and St. Louis Cardinals, which will play a game in front of Little League World Series participants on Aug. 20. Read more here.
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PRESS RELEASE – The transformation of BB&T Ballpark at Historic Bowman Field will continue with the announcement by Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf of a $1.25 million dollar grant to the City of Williamsport for continued renovations to the stadium. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Williamsport Crosscutters along with the City of Williamsport held a groundbreaking today at BB&T Ballpark at Historic Bowman Field at the future site of the new Premium Deck that is scheduled to open for the team’s 2017 season. Continue reading
On Thursday night, the Williamsport (PA) City Council authorized a contract for $191,000 to begin making improvements to Bowman Field, home of the Williamsport Crosscutters (Single-A, New York-Penn League), paid for by bond financing. Changes coming include removal of the bleachers along the right-field side, replacing fencing with wrought iron, and expanding the concourse along the third-base line. Read more and view photos here.
Williamsport (PA) Mayor Gabriel Campana announced that he has successfully negotiated a corporate naming rights deal for Bowman Field, home of the Single-A Williamsport Crosscutters (New York-Penn League). If approved by the city council in June, the naming rights partner will pay the city $30,000 per year for five years. Funds will be used for ballpark improvements. The new name for the Continue reading
Williamsport (PA) Mayor Gabriel J. Campana plans to ask the city council to authorize use of a $2 million line of credit to make improvements, most of them structural and cosmetic, to 86-year-old Bowman Field, home of the Single-a Williamsport Crosscutters (New York-Penn League). Meanwhile, the team would like to see bleachers removed from the right-field side to make room for a Continue reading
Plagued by low attendance and financial challenges, the Williamsport Outlaws (Federal Hockey League) cancelled their home finale at Bowman Field, the summer home of the Single-A Williamsport Crosscutters (New York-Penn League). While outdoor hockey has failed in Billtown, the Outlaws believe indoor hockey at a new or renovated arena would have a far different outcome. Read more here.