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Mock Reports on MLB Little League Classic in Williamsport

Joe Mock of BaseballParks.com is in Williamsport (PA) to report on the MLB Little League Classic for USA Today.  Mock takes a look at how MLB readied 91-year-old BB&T Ballpark at Historic Bowman Field, home of the Williamsport Crosscutters (Single-A, New York-Penn League), for the big league event.  Read more here.  View gallery of MLB Players Weekend custom caps and jerseys here.

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STMA Members Prepare Field at Historic Bowman for MLB’s 2017 ‘Little League Classic’ on Aug. 20

PRESS RELEASE – Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) – the professional organization for 2,600 men and women who manage sports fields worldwide – celebrates its members for their involvement in the renovation and maintenance of BB&T Ballpark at Historic Bowman Field in Williamsport, Pa. Continue reading

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Williamsport Council Approves Contracts for Ballpark Renovations

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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$1.25 Million State Grant Awarded for BB&T Ballpark Renovations

Williamsport Crosscutters LogoPRESS 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

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Cutters Break Ground on New Deck

Williamsport Crosscutters LogoPRESS 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

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Minor Makeover for Bowman Field

Williamsport Crosscutters LogoOn 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.

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Mayor Negotiates $150K Naming Rights Deal for Bowman Field

Williamsport Crosscutters LogoWilliamsport (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

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