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The Business of Baseball in Harrisburg

Harrisburg  Senators Secondary LogoThis 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.

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Impressions of a Ballpark Hunter: Resurrection in Harrisburg, Pa.

Marc Viquez

For almost 25-years stood a small, unattractive ballpark located in the middle of a small island in the Susquehanna River in Harrisburg, Pa.  This ballpark quickly became a reminder of how far the architects have progressed in their designs of our minor league stadiums. Like Charlie Brown’s Christmas tree, it’s been given a fresh makeover and has become a beacon of Continue reading

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Brooms Replace Paddles at Metro Bank Park

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.

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Home Field Disadvantage: Harrisburg Stadium Flooded

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.

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Metro Bank Park (Harrisburg, PA)

Digital Ballparks recently visited Metro Bank Park (formerly Riverside Stadium pre-renovation/replacement), home of the Eastern League’s Double-A Harrisburg Senators.  Read more and view photos here.

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