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Crosscutters Announce 2018 Promo Schedule

The Williamsport Crosscutters (Single-A, New York-Penn League) have announced their 2018 promotional schedule as they prepare to celebrate 20 seasons of making memories at BB&T Ballpark at Historic Bowman Field.  Read more here.

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Crosscutters, Phillies Extend PDC

PRESS RELEASE – The Williamsport Crosscutters and Philadelphia Phillies jointly announced that they have extended their Player Development Contract (PDC) for two years covering the 2019 and 2020 seasons. “We are thrilled to extend our relationship with the Phillies,” said Cutters Principal Owner Peter Freund. “We look forward to continuing our successful and strategic partnership for years to come” Continue reading

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Mock Reports on MLB Little League Classic in Williamsport

Joe Mock of BaseballParks.com is in Williamsport (PA) to report on the MLB Little League Classic for USA Today.  Mock takes a look at how MLB readied 91-year-old BB&T Ballpark at Historic Bowman Field, home of the Williamsport Crosscutters (Single-A, New York-Penn League), for the big league event.  Read more here.  View gallery of MLB Players Weekend custom caps and jerseys here.

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Williamsport Council Approves Contracts for Ballpark Renovations

The Williamsport (PA) City Council on Thursday approved construction contracts of $1.1 million for improvements to Bowman Field, home of the Williamsport Crosscutters (Single-A, New York-Penn League).  This will help prep the ballpark for a visit by the Pittsburgh Pirates and St. Louis Cardinals, which will play a game in front of Little League World Series participants on Aug. 20.  Read more here.

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$1.25 Million State Grant Awarded for BB&T Ballpark Renovations

Williamsport Crosscutters LogoPRESS RELEASE – The transformation of BB&T Ballpark at Historic Bowman Field will continue with the announcement by Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf of a $1.25 million dollar grant to the City of Williamsport for continued renovations to the stadium. Continue reading

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Crosscutters Announce Seating Upgrades

Williamsport Crosscutters LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Williamsport Crosscutters have announced additional upgrades to BB&T Ballpark for the 2017 season. Continue reading

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Crosscutters, Phillies Extend PDC

Williamsport Crosscutters LogoPhiladelphia Phillies LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Williamsport Crosscutters and Philadelphia Phillies jointly announced that they have extended their Player Development Contract (PDC) for two years covering the 2017 and 2018 seasons. Continue reading

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Cutters Director of Smiles Included in 2016 Topps Card Release

Williamsport Crosscutters LogoPRESS RELEASE – Williamsport Crosscutters Director of Smiles, Rhashan West-Bey, will have his own Topps baseball card this season. The card, which will contain a piece of his game worn polo shirt, is part of the Fabrics of the Farm insert set in Topps 2016 Pro Debut Baseball. Continue reading

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Cutters Break Ground on New Deck

Williamsport Crosscutters LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Williamsport Crosscutters along with the City of Williamsport held a groundbreaking today at BB&T Ballpark at Historic Bowman Field at the future site of the new Premium Deck that is scheduled to open for the team’s 2017 season. Continue reading

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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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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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