PRESS 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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The 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.
On 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.
PRESS 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
Plagued 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.
It wasn’t quite the NHL’s Winter Classic, but the FHL All-Stars defeated the Williamsport Outlaws 18-13 Wednesday in the Federal Hockey League‘s 2012 All-Star Game at Airmen Pond at Bowman Field, the summer home of the Single-A Williamsport Crosscutters (New York-Penn League). Paul D’Amato who played Tim “Dr. Hook” McCracken in the 1977 movie Slap Shot was Continue reading