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2013 Promotions of the Year: Lehigh Valley IronPigs

Normally we select a single promotion to honor during awards season, but this year the Lehigh Valley IronPigs blew that model out of the water with a trio of noteworthy promotions. The team is the winner of the Best Promotions in the 2013 Ballpark Digest Annual Awards. “As we reviewed submissions for best promotions in […]

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IronPigs funeral promo turns poignant

A tongue-in-cheek promo turned poignant when the Lehigh Valley IronPigs (Class AAA; International League) and a local funeral home awarded a free funeral package to a local man diagnosed with ALS. The package, sponsored by Reichel Funeral Home and valued at nearly $10,000, covered all the services normally associated with a funeral — casket, professional […]

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IronPigs to brighten fan’s day with funeral giveaway

We’ve seen teams give away tombstones and funerals before, but the Lehigh Valley IronPigs (Class AAA; International League) are going the extra six feet by giving away a full funeral to a “lucky” fan. “The best fans in Minor League Baseball deserve the opportunity to win a once-in-a-lifetime giveaway,” said IronPigs General Manager Kurt Landes. […]

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IronPigs extend fun to restrooms with urinal gaming

Talk about a captive audience: the Lehigh Valley IronPigs (Class AAA; International League) are installing a revolutionary Urinal Gaming System at Coca-Cola Park, allowing fans to interact with the world’s only truly hands-free urinal game controller. The p-controlled video game systems will be featured within all men’s restrooms at Coca-Cola Park and are exclusively presented […]

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IronPigs to host Triple-A championship match

The Lehigh Valley IronPigs (Class AAA; International League) will host the 2013 Triple-A championship match at Coca-Cola Park on September 17, 2013, in a game slated to be nationally televised by the NBC Sports Network. “This truly is a historic day for our franchise, our loyal and enthusiastic fans and the entire Lehigh Valley community,” said IronPigs […]

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IronPigs, Phillies extend PDC four more years

The Lehigh Valley IronPigs (Class AAA; International League) and the Philadelphia Phillies extended their player-development contract (PDC) for four more years, through the 2016 season. The announcement was made by IronPigs General Manager Kurt Landes and Phillies Asst. Director, Player Development, Steve Noworyta today at Coca-Cola Park. “This has been an exciting run for us here […]

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IronPigs to install Tiki Bar, unique seating for 2012

The Lehigh Valley IronPigs (Class AAA; International League) are planning major changes to the left-field area of Coca-Cola Park, including a new Tiki Terrace and covered Oasis seating area. The Red Robin Tiki Terrace, a brand-new hospitality area highlighted by a unique seating overhang in left field, along with the Red Robin Oasis, featuring covered […]

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