MiLB named most family-friendly pro sport

IronPigs at head of the class as International League's average attendance leader since 2008

By Chris Dunham Jr. / Lehigh Valley IronPigs | November 29, 2018 9:15 AM

For the fourth consecutive year, Minor League Baseball has been named the "Most Family-Friendly Game or Event" in all of American professional sports. This, according to a fan survey conducted by Sports Business Journal/Sports Business Daily.

MiLB's gold standard for guest experience, the Lehigh Valley IronPigs have solidified themselves as the No. 1 family entertainment destination in the Lehigh Valley and beyond.

"We cater everything at Coca-Cola Park around our guests," said IronPigs President & General Manager Kurt Landes. "Any time we make a change - whether it's creating or updating areas like the KidsZone, adding to our concession menus or updating hospitality areas - we do it with the fan in mind. Each year we strive to improve the guest experience at Coca-Cola Park and we're thrilled that fans recognize the effort."

The IronPigs have hosted more than 6.5 million guests in the team's 11-year history and earned five Golden Bobblehead awards for their top-of-the-line promotional efforts. The team has averaged 8,900 in attendance -- more than any other International League team -- at its 754 all-time home games.

"There's something for everyone at Coca-Cola Park," Landes said. "An IronPigs game is a multitude of experiences wrapped into one family-friendly evening. There is, of course, a baseball game, but people also come for great food, in-game entertainment, activities around the ballpark and more."

Tickets are now available for 2019's exciting lineup at Coca-Cola Park. Guests can take advantage of a number of special ticket upgrades available at In addition, several Bacon, USA, ticket options are available ranging from 9-game to full-season plans. Call us at (610) 841-PIGS (7447) x3 or Click here for details.

The 2019 season will be the IronPigs' 12th season at Coca-Cola Park and their 12th as the top affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies. This season features the return of the Bacon, USA, membership program, which gives members an unprecedented value in addition to their season tickets. Memberships and group outings are now available. Please call (610) 841-PIGS (7447) for details, or to book your group.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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