Wolf urges MLB to strike out contraction plan for three state minor league teams

Wolf urges MLB to strike out contraction plan for three state minor league teams

Even though opening day at baseball diamonds across the state is still many months away, local and state officials are rallying in an effort to ensure that 2020 is not the final out for teams in three Pennsylvania towns which could potentially be contracted under a proposed plan.

The proposal, reportedly being championed by Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred and a handful of teams, would cut upwards of 40 teams in an effort to make the minor league system, which develops potential pro prospects, more streamlined.
Monday, December 2, 2019/Author: Andrew Bahl
Categories: News and Views
Tweets of the Week - April 15, 2019

Tweets of the Week - April 15, 2019

Check out the week as tweeted from lawmakers, influencers, and others around Pennsylvania state government.
Friday, April 19, 2019/Author: Mike Howells
Categories: Features
Philadelphia to host 2026 MLB All-Star Game

Philadelphia to host 2026 MLB All-Star Game

Elected officials and other luminaries joined members of the Philadelphia Phillies, past and present, at Independence Hall Tuesday for the public announcement of Major League Baseball awarding the franchise the 2026 All-Star Game.

Philadelphia will host the game as part of the city’s role in celebrating the country 250th birthday. The Phillies hosted the All-Star Game in 1976 at Veterans Stadium as part of the nation’s bicentennial.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019/Author: Anonym
Categories: Philadelphia
Tweets of the Week - March 25, 2019

Tweets of the Week - March 25, 2019

Check out the week as tweeted from lawmakers, influencers, and others around Pennsylvania state government.
Friday, March 29, 2019/Author: Mike Howells
Categories: Features
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