Posts Tagged ‘Wilkes-Barre’

Home Runs Abound in Moosic

Posted By on July 20th, 2011 at 12:28 pm | 122 comments.

Champ Visits

Did you know that PNC Field, home of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees, is actually located in Moosic, PA? The Triple-A Affiliate of the New York Yankees hosted the Take A Swing Against Breast Cancer home run derby on Friday, July 15th. The park rolled out the red carpet for our batters and volunteers as we collected a few home runs in NEPA.
Check out how our teams scored:

And our Single Batter, who showed up at the ballpark to take part:

The home runs may have come from a handful of teams, but they all add up!

Rep. Karen Boback Teams 1 & 2

Another huge thanks to the volunteers who were in the outfield shagging those baseballs! We would not be able to hold the home run derby without you. WBRE and WNEP were able to stop by PNC Field to highlight the day. Thanks for helping to raise awareness in the NEPA region.

There are some great photos from our day at the ballpark. Take a look below!

Hey Scranton Baseball Fans! We’ve Got a Deal for You!

Posted By on April 15th, 2011 at 9:07 am | 202 comments.

Are you a baseball fan in the Scranton area? Don’t miss out on this offer by the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees. We have a limited number of complimentary tickets available to the June 4 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees game. If you are interested in attending, email with your mailing address and how many tickets you’d like. Ticket requests limited to four per person.

The first 100 tickets include a buffet and seating in one of the club level party boxes. 75 tickets are also available in the lower level. Both ticket levels include a free Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees baseball hat! Due to limited quantities, tickets are available on a first come, first served basis.

A last hurrah at the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees

Posted By on August 17th, 2009 at 11:51 am | 115 comments.

The final stop on our 11 stadium tour took the PBCC staff to PNC Field, the home of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees. We had a full schedule with 12 teams stepping up to the plate. Many of the batters had heard about the Derby through local press, and that helped to get the word out! Thank you to the Scranton Times-Tribune, WNEP-TV, and WBRE-TV for your help!

There was fierce competition amongst the teams. But check out the final standings:

PeoplesNational Bank Team 2 – 1,155 points
Wilkes University Team 1 – 1,100 points
Team Sen. Bob Mellow – 1,075 points
Wilkes University Team 2 – 910 points
Berwick High School – 815 points
S/WB Yankees Front Office – 730 points
First National Community Bank – 525 points
Scranton Times-Tribune – 485 points
PeoplesNational Bank Team 1 – 485 points
Scranton Federation of Teachers Team 1 – 380 points
Scranton Federation of Teachers Team 2 – 350 points
WNEP-TV – 340 points

Out of our 12 teams, we had a few home run hitters! Joe Ferretti from PeoplesNational Bank Team 2, Jim Davis from Team Sen. Bob Mellow, Randy Dengler from Wikes University Team 1, and Chris Wychock from Wilkes University Team 2 all hit a homer!

A HUGE thank you goes out to the countless number of volunteers from various organizations including Blue Cross of NEPA. Also, another thank you to the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees for their hospitality! Check out all of the photos from Friday!

In a couple weeks I will get up a summary about the entire season! The final stats are still being tabulated!