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SWB Yankees, Lackawanna County break ground on PNC Field renovations

It should feel like a new ballpark: officials with the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees (Class AAA; International League) and Lackawanna County broke ground today on a PNC Field facelift. The $43.3-million renovation of the Moosic, Pa. ballpark, years in the making, has finally begun after the $14.6-million sale of the SWB Yankees last week to the New […]

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Could SWB ballpark shift to downtown Scranton?

More swirls of intrigue regarding the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees (Class AAA; International League), as Lackawanna County officials unconvincingly shoot down rumors that PNC Field would be replaced by a downtown Scranton ballpark. Why do we say unconvincingly? Because the rationale is blatantly false: they say $40 million isn’t enough money to build a downtown ballpark. Which […]

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Corbett OKs SWB ballpark renovation funds

The renovation of PNC Field, the home of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees (Class AAA; International League), will proceed adter Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett released state funds originally earmarked for the project. The ballpark will be completely made over, with only the field and the clubhouses left after a two-year construction project. The upper deck will go […]

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