Williamsport Crosscutters Show Off a New Field

BB&T Ballpark at Historic Bowman Field

WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)  It will soon be a whole new ball game come next week!
  The Williamsport Crosscutters will be playing on a brand new field .  Eyewitness News Reporter takes us on a tour of the new and improved BB&T Ballpark at Historic Bowman Field.


Just three months ago Bowman field looked was gutted.  Now the Crosscutters are getting ready to play on a new field.

Gabe Sinicropi is the Vice President of the Williamsport Crosscutters he gave Cody Butler the grand tour on Friday.

 The end result could not have  happened without a one-point-two million dollar state grant and then help from  Major League Baseball.

The list of what is new would just be too long but here are the highlights. new dugouts, netting and... Seating... A one million dollar deck landing.


The grounds crew gets a whole new playground to play around with.

Final touches are being made to have the field look marvelous for Tuesday home opener.

"We're finally putting the finishing touches on everything. We're edging everything here today and getting all the equipment squared away and maintenance wise." said Isaiah Lienau, the Head Groundskeeper.
 

In August the Pirates and the Cardinals will be playing here during the Major League Baseball  Little league classic.

It was announced Thursday there will be a public lottery for that game and it will be open to Lycoming county residents starting this coming Monday, June 19

MLB Little League Classic Ticket Lottery

Tickets through the MLB Little League Classic Sweepstakes are exclusively available to Lycoming County (PA) residents.
Starting Monday, June 19 at 10:00 a.m. ET, fans living within Lycoming County can register for the chance to receive tickets at
MLB.com/LLClassic
Registration for the Sweepstakes will run
through Friday, June 30.

 

Winners of the sweepstakes will be notified at a later date
 

receive their tickets

 

Little League World Series Website


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