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Cutters Unveil New Deck Plans, Extend Ballpark Lease

Williamsport Crosscutters LogoPRESS RELEASE – Final approval by Williamsport City Council on April 28 has paved the way for construction of a new premium deck to be added to the right field side of BB&T Ballpark at Historic Bowman Field. The yet-to-be-named area will be built on the former site of the right field bleachers which were removed prior to the 2015 season to clear space for the anticipated construction. Continue reading

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Susquehanna Bank Park Now BB&T Ballpark

Williamsport Crosscutters LogoPRESS RELEASE – BB&T, Williamsport Mayor Gabriel J. Campana and the Williamsport Crosscutters have jointly announced that BB&T will now assume the naming rights agreement of Historic Bowman Field. The stadium is now officially known as “BB&T Ballpark at Historic Bowman Field”. Continue reading

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Baseball America Discusses Possible NY-Penn League Move to Camden (NJ)

New York-Penn League LogoThe independent Atlantic League’s plans to move one of its teams to recently vacated New Britain (CT) might also signal a shift in the short-season New York-Penn League.  Read more here.

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Minor Makeover for Bowman Field

Williamsport Crosscutters LogoOn Thursday night, the Williamsport (PA) City Council authorized a contract for $191,000 to begin making improvements to Bowman Field, home of the Williamsport Crosscutters (Single-A, New York-Penn League), paid for by bond financing.  Changes coming include removal of the bleachers along the right-field side, replacing fencing with wrought iron, and expanding the concourse along the third-base line.  Read more and view photos here.

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Crosscutters Sold

Williamsport Crosscutters LogoPaul Velte, who brought the Single-A Williamsport Crosscutters (New York-Penn League) back in 1993, officially announced on Wednesday the sale of the team to Cutting Edge Baseball, headed by new principal owner Peter B. Freund.  Read more here.  Watch press conference here.

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League Honors Cutters Executive

Williamsport Crosscutters LogoPRESS RELEASE – Williamsport Crosscutters Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations, Gabe Sinicropi, has been named the recipient of the Hon. Robert F. Julian Community & Baseball Service Award for 2014 by the New York-Penn League. Continue reading

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Outlaws Close Book on Outdoor Hockey in Williamsport

Williamsports Outlaws Airmen Pond at Bowman FieldPlagued by low attendance and financial challenges, the Williamsport Outlaws (Federal Hockey League) cancelled their home finale at Bowman Field, the summer home of the Single-A Williamsport Crosscutters (New York-Penn League).  While outdoor hockey has failed in Billtown, the Outlaws believe indoor hockey at a new or renovated arena would have a far different outcome.  Read more here.

Williamsportt Outlaws Airmen Pond at Bowman Field

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