PRESS RELEASE – Minor League Baseball™ (MiLB™) announced today that the Lehigh Valley IronPigs of the Triple-A International League are the recipients of the 54th annual Larry MacPhail Award, symbolizing the top promotional effort in Minor League Baseball.
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During “#NewFoodWeek” across the team’s social media channels, the Lehigh Valley IronPigs introduced the new items that will be available around the Coca-Cola Park concourse, as well as items exclusive to the club-level menu. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The IronPigs will change their name to the “Whiz Kids” for “Salute to Philadelphia Night” on Thursday, June 29 at 7:05 p.m., paying homage to both the Phillies’ legendary 1950 team and Philly’s love affair with all things Cheesesteaks, including Cheese Whiz! Continue reading
The Fresno Grizzlies (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) and Lehigh Valley IronPigs (Triple-A, International League) have announced a “Bacon vs. Tacos” online competition to determine which Triple-A club boasts the best meats. Read more here. View Grizzlies press release here. View IronPigs press release here.
PRESS RELEASE – In recognition and celebration of their 10th-anniversary season, the Lehigh Valley IronPigs are debuting a collector’s series of ten anniversary-themed giveaways for the upcoming 2017 season. All of these giveaways include the club’s special gold-edition 10th-anniversary logo, signifying the gold standard of the club and its fans. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Backed by the highest four-game attendance start in franchise history, the IronPigs surpassed the five million mark for all-time regular season attendance at Coca-Cola Park this past weekend. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Lehigh Valley IronPigs, the Triple-A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies, will change their name to the Cheesesteaks for “Salute to Philadelphia Night” and in a unique twist, fans can vote at LVCheesesteaks.com to determine whether the “Wit” or the “Witout” cap design is worn on-field during the June 10 game against the Durham Bulls. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – A trio of unique bobblehead giveaways, a post-game Human Cannonball performance and brand-new weekly specials that include Monday Dollar Dog Nights and an extended “Happy Hour” from 5-7 p.m. before every Thursday home game highlight the IronPigs’ 2016 preliminary promotion schedule. Single-game tickets for the 2016 season presented by Capital BlueCross will go on sale beginning on Saturday, Mar. 5, at 9 a.m. during the club’s annual National Pig Day celebration at Coca-Cola Park. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – he Lehigh Valley Food Truck Festival – an on-field event featuring 15-20 local food trucks with a wide variety of choices for attendees, as well as dozens of craft beer selections, live music and other fun activities – makes its debut on Sat., May 14 with an afternoon and evening session at Coca-Cola Park. Continue reading
As part of Hope Week, the Charleston RiverDogs (Single-A, South Atlantic League) gave away Bobble Boobs Saturday night to raise awareness about breast cancer. Read more here.
— Luke Reasoner (@lukereasoner) August 23, 2015
PRESS RELEASE – The Lehigh Valley IronPigs will give a nod to the pop culture phenomenon of “Hump Day” by wearing camel jerseys (presented by Geico Lehigh Valley, of course) on Wednesday, July 1 against the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Railriders at Coca-Cola Park. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Lehigh Valley IronPigs and Coca-Cola of the Lehigh Valley have extended the naming rights agreement for Coca-Cola Park through 2027, both organizations officially announced today. Coca-Cola Park — the first professional sports venue in the United States named specifically after the iconic brand — is widely regarded as one of the premier ballparks in America and has Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Mud Hens are known across the country for way more than our cool nickname. In recent years we’ve hosted some of the most notable promotional nights in all of minor league sports — like Star Wars Night and Ghostbusters Night.This summer we may have topped ourselves again. Read on for our top five promos of 2015. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Commemorative bobbleheads of Charlie Manuel, Maikel Franco and Kenny Giles, the introduction of “T-Shirt Tuesdays” and the return of the popular Friday Night Fireworks series highlight the IronPigs 2015 preliminary promotional schedule. Single-game tickets for the 2015 season presented by Capital BlueCross are available beginning on Saturday, Mar. 7, at 9 a.m. during the club’s annual National Pig Day celebration at Coca-Cola Park. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Lehigh Valley IronPigs have named two new additions to their media relations and broadcasting department for the 2015 season. Joe Fitzhenry will be joining the Pigs as media relations assistant, while Darius Montez Thigpen will join as studio host of the IronPigs Radio Network. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The “Pig Pen” — a revolutionary new seating area that puts fans directly in front of the players in the left field bullpens and just inches away from the on-field action — will debut in time for the 2015 season, the IronPigs announced during a press conference at Coca-Cola Park today. Continue reading
The Triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs (International League) will wear Batman-inspired jerseys for “Superhero Night” on Friday, June 20. But before that fun, IronPigs will utilize their revolutionary “Urinal Gaming System” for their “Pee-nalty” Soccer Shootout game during this year’s FIFA World Cup starting Thursday, June 12. Thanks to John Cerone for the heads up.
The Triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs and Pawtucket Red Sox (International League) will battle it out Saturday in police and firefighter jerseys for “Heroes Night” at Coca-Cola Park. The jerseys are already being auctioned off via Qtego Auction Technology, a firm that provides “a revolutionary silent auction experience.” View auction here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Lehigh Valley IronPigs announced today that Jimmy Walck has been named as the new public address announcer at Coca-Cola Park. The search for the second-ever “Voice of Coca-Cola Park” began in January, after Tim Chorones — who held the post since the team’s inception in 2008 — stepped down after six seasons due to increased career and family obligations. Continue reading
It’s #SmellTheChange for the The Triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs (International League), as they unveiled new alternative logos and uniforms today. Yes, that’s bacon on a cap and bacon piping on the corresponding alternative pants. Thanks to Chris Rosenberg for the heads up. Read more here. Go to SmellTheChange.com here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Lehigh Valley IronPigs are beginning a search for a new Coca-Cola Park public address announcer. Tim Chorones, who held the post since the team’s inception in 2008, has stepped down after six seasons behind the microphone. Continue reading
The Triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs (International League) are back for the second year in a row raising awareness and funds to help fight prostate cancer with Prostate Cancer Awareness Night featuring a foam finger giveaway for the first 3,500 fans 18 and older. Read more here. The promo made news last year on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Watch “Headlines” clip here (go to 2:30 mark).
PRESS RELEASE – One deserving fan will earn all of the essentials for a free funeral or a memorial service on “Celebration of Life” night presented by Reichel Funeral Home when the IronPigs host the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders on Tuesday, August 20 at Coca-Cola Park. The total funeral package is valued at nearly $10,000, marking the most valuable giveaway in Continue reading
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 – Coca-Cola Park will be the first sports venue in the world to feature a brand new revolutionary “Urinal Gaming System”, allowing fans to interact with the world’s only truly hands-free urinal game controller, when the Lehigh Valley IronPigs open their 2013 season this April. The p-controlled video game systems will be featured within all men’s restrooms at Coca-Cola Park and are Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The IronPigs will don a powder blue and burgundy retro mesh jersey during Sunday home games this season, paying homage to the Phillies’ tradition-rich teams of the 1970s and 1980s and marking the first significant uniform change since the IronPigs debuted in 2008. Continue reading
We recall the indy pro St. Paul Saints’ (American Association) Inflatable Bat Night sponsored by Viagra from a decade ago, but we must have missed the Triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs’ (International League) Prostate Cancer Awareness Night with a foam finger giveaway from last season that was spoofed on the Tonight Show Monday night. Read more and view ad here. View Leno clip here at the 00:59 mark.
PRESS RELEASE – A record-setting 688,821 fans visited Coca-Cola Park during the 2012 season – making it the most frequented venue in Minor League Baseball for a third consecutive season. In fact, the IronPigs are the only Minor League franchise to eclipse 600,000 in attendance for each of the last five campaigns. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Have you dreamed of having that special room where you can kick back and relax or entertain friends? Well get ready fans, the IronPigs’ Ultimate Fan Cave Giveaway is back for 2012! Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Coca-Cola Park, the most visited venue in Minor League Baseball for each of the last three seasons, will serve as the host venue for the 2013 Gildan Triple-A National Championship game on Tuesday, September 17, 2013, the Lehigh Valley IronPigs announced Monday. The Gildan Triple-A National Championship game is a one-game, winner-take-all contest featuring the Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Lehigh Valley IronPigs and Philadelphia Phillies have announced a four-year extension of their Player Development Contract, maintaining the two clubs’ affiliation through at least the 2016 season. The announcement was made by IronPigs General Manager Kurt Landes and Phillies Asst. Director, Player Development, Steve Continue reading
Brian Merzbach (BallparkReviews.com) visited Coca-Cola Park, home of the Triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs (International League), on Sunday. View photos here.
PRESS RELEASE – PBS39’s brand-new hour-long documentary, IronPigs: Fan-tastic, featuring never-before-seen interviews and behind-the-scenes footage of the club’s remarkable 2011 season, will debut on April 4 at Coca-Cola Park in an exclusive viewing to the general public at 7 p.m. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – In this critically important election year, IronPigs mascots FeRROUS and FeFe both announced their intentions to become the next President of the Lehigh Valley during a campaign unveiling at Coca-Cola Park on Wednesday, February 29, 2012. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Friday Night Fireworks series returns as part of a franchise-record 19 fireworks shows scheduled for the 2012 season at Coca-Cola Park, the Lehigh Valley IronPigs announced on Wednesday. Six of the extravaganzas – including the return of 3-D fireworks – are set to take place over an eight-day window centered on the Independence Day holiday. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – In an effort to retain Ryne Sandberg as manager of the Lehigh Valley IronPigs in 2012, IronPigs mascots FeRROUS and FeFe are offering a year’s supply of free pork to Sandberg should he return for a second season as the IronPigs’ skipper. The mascots also launched an “Occupy Ryno” campaign on Facebook and Twitter issuing fans with the following question: What would you Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Red Robin Tiki Terrace, a brand-new hospitality area highlighted by a unique seating overhang in left field, along with the Red Robin Oasis, featuring covered four-seat “islands” directly above the bullpens, encompass the largest reinvestment project in Coca-Cola Park history as announced by the Lehigh Valley IronPigs in a press conference earlier today. The Red Robin Tiki Continue reading