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  • Outstanding Students Program returns in 2017

    The Reading Fightin Phils have announced schools can register for the Capital BlueCross "Live Fearless" Outstanding Students Program this season. There is absolutely no cost to the school to participate, and in fact the school receives money through the program. MORE »
  • General Hospital's "Julian Jerome" Will deVry to appear on Ladies Night Monday, July 24th

    The Reading Fightin Phils have announced another addition to their exciting promotional schedule for the 2017 season. Will deVry: "Julian Jerome" from General Hospital will be on hand Monday, July 24th at FirstEnergy Stadium for Ladies Night. MORE »
  • Fightins announce In-Game Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K

    The Reading Fightin Phils have announced there will be an In-Game Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K presented by Penn State Health St. Joseph, Corps Fitness, IM ABLE Foundation and A Running Start on Saturday, April 15th. Teams of four can compete in their choice of a marathon, half marathon or 10K run, and run the race during the Fightins game! MORE »
  • Fan Appreciation Night on Opening Night

    Opening Night is just five weeks away on Thursday, April 13th at 7:05 p.m. vs. the Richmond Flying Squirrels and the Fightin Phils will be celebrating Opening Night by celebrating Fan Appreciation Night! Ten tremendous prizes worth more than $10,000 will be available to be won by fans. The Opening Night Fan Appreciation $10,000 Grand Prize Give-Away is presented by White Star Tours & Travel Center and 830 AM WEEU. MORE »
  • Valent and Spidale to host Baseball Camps

    The Reading Fightin Phils have announced that 2016 Reading Baseball Hall of Famer Eric Valent and 2017 Reading Baseball Hall of Fame Inductee Mike Spidale will host baseball camps at FirstEnergy Stadium for youth baseball players this season. Fightin Phils players will assist Valent and Spidale in hosting the camps. MORE »
  • Wrestling Hall of Famer Tito Santana to Appear on July 14th

    WWE Hall of Famer Tito Santana will be on hand Friday, July 14th at FirstEnergy Stadium for Tribute to Professional Wrestling Night thanks to George's Cards and Collectibles. MORE »
  • Fightin Phils to host two Bark in the Park Nights

    The Fightin Phils have announced there will be two Bark in the Park nights this upcoming season. Fans are permitted to bring their dogs to FirstEnergy Stadium on "Dogs Opening Night" on Friday, April 14th at 7:05 p.m. and on "Bark in the Park Dog Night" on Tuesday, August 1st at 7:05 p.m. MORE »
  • New Hats to debut for 2017 season

    The Reading Fightin Phils have announced three new hats their players and coaches will wear for the 2017 season. The hats represent the history of America's Classic Ballpark. MORE »
  • Myers leads 2017 Reading Baseball Hall of Fame Class

    The Fightin Phils are excited to announce former Reading Phillies standouts Brett Myers and Mike Spidale, along with Wyomissing, PA native and former major leaguer Rich DeLucia will be inducted into the Reading Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday, August 15th at 7:05 p.m. thanks to Penn State Health St. Joseph, 830 AM WEEU and 69 News Berks Edition. MORE »
  • Fightin Phils will become "Reading Whoopies" on August 7th

    The Reading Fightin Phils will be celebrating a traditional dessert of their region this season in their 16th Annual Morning Game on Monday, August 7th at 9:35 a.m. by wearing custom-made uniforms that resemble Whoopie Pies. The team will effectively switch their name for one day, and play as the Reading Whoopies vs. the Akron Rubber Ducks. MORE »
  • Celebrate Your Faith Nights return with Christian Rock Band Boundaries

    The Fightin Phils have announced "Celebrate Your Faith" nights are returning to America's Classic Ballpark for its 15th consecutive season. Christian Rock Band Boundaries will be performing post-game at all three scheduled "Celebrate Your Faith" nights this season presented by the Berks Conference of Churches and 69 WFMZ-TV. "Celebrate Your Faith" nights will be held on Sunday, June 25th at 5:05 p.m., Thursday, July 13th at 7:05 p.m., and Thursday, August 24th at 7:05 p.m. MORE »
  • Help Quack not be a "Lame Duck" vs. RubberDucks

    February 6th is known as "Lame Duck Day" and Quack, the Fightins Rubber Ducky, needs your help to not be labeled a "Lame Duck". Quack, the lead vocalist and guitar player for the Fightin Phils Mascot Band, needs the fans support when the Fightin Phils play the Akron RubberDucks from Monday, April 17th through Wednesday, April 19th. MORE »
  • Tent Sale, Job Fair and Ticketpalooza set for Sat, Feb. 25th

    The Reading Fightin Phils will be hosting their annual job fair for game-day staffing on Saturday, February 25th at FirstEnergy Stadium. New prospective employees are welcome to interview for open positions from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. MORE »
  • America's Classic Ballpark Long-Sleeve Tee on Opening Night

    The Reading Fightin Phils are kicking off their 51st season affiliated with the Philadelphia Phillies by issuing an America's Classic Ballpark Long-Sleeve T-shirt for the first 3,000 adults thanks to Penn State Health St. Joseph, Feesers and Commonwealth Charter Academy. MORE »
  • Fightin Phils Introduce New America's Classic Ballpark Logo

    The Reading Fightin Phils are introducing a new America's Classic Ballpark Logo for the 2017 season. The new logo focuses on paying tribute to the Fightin Phils historical stadium. The America's Classic Ballpark logo was created by Jason Klein and Casey White of Brandiose. MORE »
  • Playground to come to Field of Dreams Complex

    IM ABLE Foundation and Baseball Charities have announced a partnership to build an adaptive playground at the new Savage 61 Field of Dreams Complex in Berks County. MORE »
  • Greg Legg returns as manager, field staff announced

    Greg Legg will make his return to Reading to begin his second tenure as manager in 2017 as announced by Joe Jordan, Philadelphia Phillies Director, Player Development. Legg will be joined by hitting coach John Mizerock, pitching coach Steve Schrenk and athletic trainer Mickey Kozack. MORE »
  • Mike Sarbaugh to be crowned 2017 King of Baseballtown

    Mike Sarbaugh, current third-base coach for the 2016 American League Champion Cleveland Indians, will be crowned the 2017 King of Baseballtown at the ALL NEW Phillies Caravan on Tuesday, January 17th at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Special guests from the Phillies organization are expected to be announced at a later date. MORE »