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H-Sens: Taking a walk on Opening Day

Nice promo: staff of the Harrisburg Senators (Class AA; Eastern League) will walk the concourses at tomorrow’s season opener and continue walking if the team loses. Starting at 6 a.m. tomorrow, members of the Senators front office will continuously walk around the Capital BlueCross Boardwalk at Metro Bank Park in shifts until the conclusion of […]

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Nats extend affiliations with four farm teams

The Washington Nationals extended their affiliations with four minor-league clubs: the Syracuse Chiefs (Class AAA; International League), Harrisburg Senators (Class AA; Eastern League), Potomac Nationals (High Class A; Carolina League) and Auburn Doubledays (short season A; NY-Penn League). Nationals Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo, Nationals Assistant General Manager and […]

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Renovation of the Year: Metro Bank Park

In the past, Metro Bank Park occupied a prime piece of real estate on Harrisburg’s City Island, but the ballpark didn’t measure up to the location. To make things worse, it was prone to flooding. Instead of giving up on the old place, the city of Harrisburg and the Harrisburg Senators embarked on an ambitious […]

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H-Sens set season attendance record

The renovations to Metro Bank Park and a Stephen Strasburg stint at the beginning of the season paid off: The Harrisburg Senators (Class AA; Eastern League) set several attendance records in 2010, including a season attendance record and the four largest crowds ever in team history. Attendance this season certainly would have gone up, as […]

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Senators, Nats extend PDC

The Harrisburg Senators (Class AA; Eastern League) and the Washington Nationals have extended their player-development deal for two more years, through the 2012 season. This year marks the sixth season of the Senators affiliation with the Nationals, and the 20th season with the Washington Nationals/Montreal Expos. Since Montreal moved to Washington for the 2005 season, […]

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Eastern League

The Eastern League began life as the New York-Pennsylvania League, which ran from 1923-1937; this league took on the Eastern League name in 1938. (This is not to be confused with the current New York-Pennsylvania League, which took its current name in 1939; it was known better by its informal name of PONY League between […]

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