PRESS RELEASE – The Staten Island Yankees are taking on a new identity on Saturday nights this season. The team will change its name to the Staten Island Pizza Rats for the five Saturday home games, beginning June 23, at Richmond County Bank Ballpark at St. George.
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PRESS RELEASE – In June, we announced plans to change our team name for the first time since arriving on Staten Island in 1999. Change is never easy, especially when your name is associated with one of the most iconic brands in sports, the New York Yankees. Continue reading
After more than 2,000 fans submitted new team names as part of the Staten Island Yankees (Single-A, New York-Penn League) “Name The Team” Contest, the team has narrowed the list to five, including the Bridge Trolls, Heroes, Killer Bees, Pizza Rats, and Rock Pigeons. Fans have two weeks to vote for their favorite new identity. Click here to cast your vote.
The Staten Island Yankees (Single-A, New York-Penn League) will celebrate one of the greatest desserts ever with Cannoli Appreciation Night on Monday, August 8. Fans will celebrate their love for the almighty cannoli at the ballpark with free cannoli with ticket purchase, cannoli hats on sale in the team store, cannoli sold in concessions, a cannoli eating contest, and more.
New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced “Taste NY” partnerships Tuesday with five Minor League Baseball teams in New York, including the Staten Island Yankees (Single-A, New York-Penn League) at the Richmond County Bank Ballpark, St. George. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – In 1999, the Staten Island Yankees were introduced to New York’s “forgotten borough,” giving baseball fans from the Island a professional sports team to call their own. After two seasons playing at the College of Staten Island, the Baby Bombers moved into their cozy new waterfront stadium, the Richmond County Bank Ballpark at St. George, where the team is celebrating 15 seasons of unforgettable baseball in 2016. Continue reading
Staten Island Yankees (Single-A, New York-Penn League) co-owner Glenn Reicin believes the minor-league franchise has a bright future that’s directly connected with the fortunes of the re-development of the St. George waterfront. Read more here. Read about the team’s attendance strategy here. Thanks to John Cerone for the links.