Joined by a large group of community leaders and local, state and federal officials on Thursday at the Centre County Visitors Center, the short-season single-A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals launched the #SaveOurSpikes campaign to fight back against a Major League Baseball proposal that if enacted would eliminate affiliations for State College and 41 other minor league clubs. Read more here.
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PRESS RELEASE – Central PA will be in the spotlight next August as the State College Spikes will host the 2018 New York-Penn League All-Star Game at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Medlar Field at Lubrano Park, the home of the State College Spikes, is about to turn into the world’s largest romper room – male rompers, that is. The Spikes will pay homage to the latest trend in men’s fashion with a Salute to the “Romp-him” on Wednesday, June 28, when they take on the Batavia Muckdogs (Miami Marlins) at 7:05 p.m. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The State College Spikes have announced the hiring of Matt Hoover as Assistant General Manager of Marketing, effective immediately. Hoover will coordinate the Spikes’ marketing efforts as well as oversee the club’s community relations programs and enhance the in-game entertainment experience for fans at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The State College Spikes today announced a series of promotions among the club’s front office staff, effective immediately. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The State College Spikes have been recognized for the franchise’s outstanding 2013 season and longtime contribution to the baseball industry and local community by being named the winner of Baseball America‘s prestigious 2013 Bob Freitas Award for the Class-A Short-Season/Rookie level. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – State College Spikes Vice President & General Manager Jason Dambach has been named the New York-Penn League’s 2012 Robert Stedler Executive of Year. The announcement was made by New York-Penn League President Ben Hayes as part of the league’s release of its annual post-season awards. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Some heroes might be caped crusaders, while other heroes keep us safe in our local communities every day, but the State College Spikes will honor them all on Heroes Night this Thursday at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. The Spikes will take on the Williamsport Crosscutters (Philadelphia Phillies) at 7:05 p.m., and the first 1,000 fans through the gates will get a “Dark Spike” Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – It’s been 75 years since the “miracle meat in a can” known as SPAM was invented, and the State College Spikes are giving the culinary concoction its proper due – and then some – with a Salute to SPAM as part of Tuesday night’s activities at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. Continue reading
The Single-A State College Spikes (New York-Penn League) are tired of losing each year and have expressed that they might not renew their Player Development Contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates after this season. Read more here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
PRESS RELEASE – The State College Spikes are pleased to reveal their full promotional and event schedule for the 2012 season. Beginning with the Spikes Home Opener on Tuesday, June 19, fans will not only have the opportunity to catch future stars from 14 Major League Baseball teams, but a full slate of fun for the whole family during each and every one of the Spikes’ 38 home dates. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The State College Spikes have announced a new partnership that will significantly enhance the food and beverage experience for fans attending events at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. The franchise has partnered with Professional Sports Catering, LLC (PSC) to manage the concessions and catering operations for all ballpark events, including State College Spikes and Penn State Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The State College Spikes and their fans will be looking to etch their names into planet Earth’s most recognized record book on Thursday night, with six world-record attempts on tap during the course of Guinness World Records Night at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. Continue reading
Reuben Frank from CSNPhilly.com visits Medlar Field at Lubrano Park, home of the Single-A State College Spikes (New-York-Penn League). Read more here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
PRESS RELEASE – The anticipation for the start of the State College Spikes 2011 season is rising each day, but unfortunately so are prices at the gas pump. As a result, the team has created the “Spikes Fuel Perks” ticket promotion, during which as much as $100 per seat in gas cards will be earned by fans who take advantage of one of seven different ticket packages between now and Friday, May 20! Continue reading
TWITTER – On Friday, May 13th, between the hours of 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., the State College Spikes and the Myrtle Beach Pelicans will face-off on Twitter for the first-ever Minor League Baseball Hashtag Battle. If the State College Spikes win the battle, we will donate 100 tickets to “Help N Hearts for Japan” which is a non-profit group that is raising funds for the relief Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The State College Spikes have launched a new, branded video section of the team’s official website that will greatly increase the amount of team-related, promotional and entertainment content the club will offer its fans throughout the year. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Fans made their voices heard during a month-long online poll, and on Friday night, the State College Spikes revealed that “Haymakers” was the winning name to be adopted as part of “What If Night” on Friday, August 27th at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Tuesday, June 8th is the last day for fans to vote on what alternate nickname they would like to see the State College Spikes assume on August 27th’s “What If Night” at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. The winner will be announced June 25th. To vote, click here.
PRESS RELEASE – Ever wish you could go back in time five years? The State College Spikes are inviting fans to do just that by turning back the clock to the franchise’s 2005 “Name the Team Contest” – the one that ultimately led to “Spikes” being picked as team nickname – and selecting one of the runner-up choices to have its moment of glory as part of a fun ballpark promotion titled “What If Night” on Friday, August 27. Continue reading
There is speculation that soon-to-be Texas Rangers’ CEO and managing partner Chuck Greenberg could move the affiliation of his minor league team in State College (PA) from the Pittsburgh Pirates to the Rangers. This move would make obvious sense. Read more here.