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General Information

General Information

Stadium Address: Joseph L. Bruno Stadium, 80 Vandenburg Avenue, Troy, NY 12180
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 694, Troy, NY 12181
Telephone: (518) 629-2287
Fax: (518) 629-2299
Email address:
Affiliation (first year): Houston Astros (2001)
Years in League: 1989-2000 (Pittsfield Mets), 2001 (Pittsfield Astros), 2002-present (Tri-City ValleyCats)

Executive Summary


Tri-City ValleyCats, New York-Penn League Class-A Affiliate of the Houston Astros


The ValleyCats are entering their 12th season in Troy and are the only professional baseball team in New York’s Capital Region. A member of the 14-team New York-Penn League, their rivals include affiliates of the Mets, Yankees and Red Sox organizations. The ValleyCats are known in the community as a destination for affordable family entertainment. Each night is a unique event with musical acts, bobblehead giveaways and fireworks shows providing the perfect environment to entertain clients and staff, create brand awareness or showcase your products and services. The team captured their 4th division title, falling just one game short of their second league championship in three years. 


Joseph L. Bruno Stadium, located on the campus of Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, New York, is a 4,500 fixed-seat stadium that opened its gates in 2002. A five minute drive from Albany, the facility includes ten luxury suites, four unique picnic areas and a grass berm seating area. “The Joe” has an open air concourse designed to give every seat a great view of the field with an intimate ballpark feel. All seats at “The Joe” are extra wide with seat backs, containing ample leg room and cup holders in Premium and Reserved Box sections.


76 games from June through September including 38 home games.

Partnership Value:

As a ValleyCats promotional partner for the 2013 season, you will receive effective in-stadium exposure in front of a captive audience of over 160,000 fans. Marketing opportunities include stadium signage, print advertisements in the ValleyCats program and yearbook, in-game promotions, website exposure, social media promotion, game sponsorships, product sampling, coupon distribution and much more. Corporate ticket packages, luxury suites and our picnic areas are tools to motivate your staff, entertain existing clients or increase sales by developing relationships with new prospects. 

Awards & Accolades:

• Stedler Division Champions (2004, 2006, 2010, 2012)

• New York-Penn League Champions (2010)

• Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Van Rensselaer Award for contributions to area           communities (2012)

• New York-Penn League Robert F. Julian Community & Baseball Service Award (2011)

• Business Review’s Best Places to Work  (2011)

• Baseball America’s Bob Freitas Short Season Organization of the Year (2009)

• New York-Penn League Leo Pinckney Award for promotional excellence (2007, 2009)

• New York-Penn League Vince McNamara Outstanding Club (2008)

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