PRESS RELEASE – First National Bank, the largest subsidiary of F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE: FNB), and the Harrisburg Senators, the Class AA minor league baseball affiliate of the Washington Nationals, today unveiled the new name and logo for the Senators’ ballpark, now FNB Field. Continue reading
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PRESS RELEASE – Today the Harrisburg Senators held a press conference to announce and show off their 30th season logo and a new, old, alternate hat. With this being the Senators historic 30th season back on the island, the team has plans this year to make the 30th season the biggest season yet. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Harrisburg Senators announced today that Mark Butler (President & CEO, Ollie’s Bargain Outlet) will now be the principal owner and managing partner of the baseball club. In his new role, Mr. Butler will be replacing former majority owner, Michael Reinsdorf (President & Chief Operating Officer, Chicago Bulls) who will retain a minority ownership interest. Continue reading
This is not breaking news for those who pay attention to the business of baseball, particularly at the minor-league level, but PennLive blogger Dave Sottile takes a look at how fun and entertainment help drive attendance at Metro Bank Park, home of the Double-A Harrisburg Senators (Eastern League). Read more and view photos here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Harrisburg Senators are pleased to launch their NEW Official On-Field Batting Practice Cap for the 2014 season. Sure to be a hit both with the players and in the Team Store-The New Era Style fitted cap is blue with a blue bill and a red button on the top. On it, depicted in all of its glory, is nothing but a mayfly. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Harrisburg Senators, Double-A affiliate of the Washington Nationals, are pleased to announce a four-year extension to their player development agreement with the Washington Nationals. With this agreement, the Senators will remain a Nationals’ affiliate through the 2018 season. Mike Rizzo, President of Continue reading
The Double-A Harrisburg Senators (Eastern League) will be sporting Hershey Bears-themed hockey jerseys for Hockey Night tonight at Metro Bank Park. The jerseys will be auctioned off after the game. As a giveaway, the first 1,000 fans through the gates will receive commemorative hockey puck. What? No chocolate?
The urinals at the home of the Double-A Harrisburg Senators (Eastern League) may not provide high-tech video game entertainment for fans like they do at the home of the Triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs (International League), but blasting low-tech urinal cakes sporting the brands of your enemies can provide seconds of restroom entertainment too while energizing support Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Earlier today, the Harrisburg Senators held a press conference introducing their most aggressive promotional schedule ever. The 2013 promotional schedule is a culmination of several years of discussions between Senators fans and the front office. After all of the feedback, looking at the nuts of bolts of the season day-by-day, the front office staff collectively worked Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Harrisburg Senators are excited to announce their 2012 promotional schedule. This season is the most comprehensive promotional schedule the Senators have had. It includes giveaways, fireworks, flat screen TVs, an exciting Thursday night schedule and more. One of the most popular acts to ever visit, the Cowboy Monkeys, are back in 2012 for a much Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Harrisburg Senators, Double-A affiliate of the Washington Nationals, are proud to announce they are Baseball America’s 2011 Bob Freitas Award winners for Double-A franchises, and will be honored at the baseball winter meetings in Dallas next week. Continue reading
Metro Bank Park. home of the Double-A Harrisburg Senators (Eastern League), was completely flooded when the Susquehanna River overtook the island ballpark in September after severe rain storms hit the region. The waters have receded, but the clean up continues. Read more and view news clip here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
The Double-A Harrisburg Senators were supposed to have home field advantage for the first round of the Eastern League playoffs, but heavy rains on the East Coast have caused the Susquehanna River to completely flood Metro Bank Park. Read more and view aerial photo here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
PRESS RELEASE – The Harrisburg Senators return home for a quick three-game homestand this weekend against the Erie SeaWolves (Detroit Tigers). The Senators are in the middle of a playoff race for one of two playoff spots. The big news this weekend is that the Senators will welcome their 6,000,000th fan into the ballpark sometime Saturday evening. The Senators are Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Metro Bank Park is the place to be on Friday nights as the Senators celebrate their historic 25th season. Today the Harrisburg Senators are pleased to announce that for a second consecutive season Fridays are Flatscreen and Fireworks Friday nights. The Senators are again giving away a flat screen TV every inning of every Friday night game during the 2011 season. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – In a joint announcement with the Washington Nationals, the Harrisburg Senators are pleased to announce a two-year extension to their player development agreement. With this extension, the Senators will remain a Nationals’ affiliate through the conclusion of the 2012 season. This year marks the sixth season of the Senators Continue reading
Ballpark Reviews visits Metro Bank Park, the renovated home of the Double-A Harrisburg Senators. Read review and view photos here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Harrisburg Senators 2010 FanFest is set for Saturday, April 10th from 11 AM to 3 PM at the new Metro Bank Park. Fans will get their first look at the latest stadium upgrades on City Island. Tours of the new features of the ballpark will be given and will include the new seating bowl, Patriot News Press Box Club, Eichelberger’s Energy Company Suite Level, press box and clubhouse. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Harrisburg Mall will be filled with Red, Gold and Blue as the Senators invade it on Wednesday night. Fans have the chance to become the game host, meet new Sens manager Randy Knorr, and win a luxury suite. This big event is this Wednesday February 10th, 5 to 7 pm at the Harrisburg Mall. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Harrisburg Senators are pleased to announce the addition of two full-time front office staff members. Ann Marie Naumes and Dave Simpson both began working for the Senators on January 4th. Naumes is the new Director of Merchandise, while Simpson is the Box Office Manager. With the addition of Naumes and Simpson, the Senators now have 18 full-time employees. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – After three months in a temporary downtown facility, the Harrisburg Senators have resumed operations on City Island at Metro Bank Park. The Senators’ staff moved into the new administrative building on January 4th. Continue reading
Harrisburg Senator’s chairman Michael Reinsdorf stated that there was no truth to the rumor that the Senators were ever interested in moving to Norwich, CT. The ownership group bought the club from the city of Harrisburg for $13.25 million in 2007, with the promise to keep the team in Harrisburg for a minimum of 29 years. Read more here.