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What challenges do the Pittsburgh Pirates face?

July 2017
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What happened to the Phillies?

May 2017
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In the promotion-oriented world that is minor-league baseball, franchises will do anything to attract fans.

March 2017
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January 2017

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One team rarely has made such a structural change during its storied history. The other has embraced change as a constant, although that change neither has been good on the field nor profitable at the box office. With that, we give you the Hershey Bears and the Harrisburg Heat. Two sports franchises separated by only 15 miles that could not be more different.

November 2016
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The old-timer – only in age, not spirit – stood in front of the pitcher’s mound, looking no different than the thousands of others who have thrown out ceremonial first pitches before a Harrisburg Senators game on City Island. Only this man was different.

September 2016
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Hershey native and Olympic hopeful David Nolan

July 2016
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While some have compared Lucas Giolito’s blistering fastball to the one thrown by Stephen Strasburg or his potential to become another Roy Halladay, the guys doing the evaluating on the field – the managers and coaches – prefer to think of Giolito being, well, the first Lucas Giolito.

May 2016
The Senators’ 30th Season

The Senators’ 30th Season

Season No. 30 is fast approaching, easily the longest stretch of consecutive seasons of pro baseball on City Island since the original Harrisburg Ponies first played there in 1890.

March 2016
The Islanders’ New Home Field

The Islanders’ New Home Field

Finally, after a dozen years playing in woebegone Skyline Sports Complex, the City Islanders of the United Soccer League are moving across the macadam to play 10 home games this season at the Senators’ ballpark on the island.

March 2016
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