Pulaski Yankees named 2019 Appalachian League Organization of the Year

Pulaski nominated for MiLB's John H. Johnson President's Award

September 9, 2019 4:21 PM ET

PULASKI, Va./ CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - The Appalachian League today announced the Pulaski Yankees as the League's 2019 Organization of the Year, presented annually to one club that exemplifies the standards of the complete baseball franchise, based upon franchise stability, contributions to league stability, contributions to baseball in the community and the promotion of the baseball industry. As the 2019 Organization of the Year, Pulaski will serve as the League's nomination for Minor League Baseball's John H. Johnson President's Award to be presented at the 2019 Baseball Winter Meetings in San Diego, Calif. in December.

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Pulaski's Calfee Park named Appalachian League Field of the Year

Yankees earn top Sports Turf ranking in Advanced-Rookie League

September 6, 2019 2:14 PM ET

PULASKI, Va. - Motor Mile Field at Calfee Park has been named the 2019 Appalachian League Field of the Year, the Rookie-Advanced League announced Friday. It is the third consecutive season in which the Pulaski Yankees' field has earned the top ranking based on data gathered and compiled by the Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA).

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Yanks Season Comes To An End After 17-Inning Playoff Battle

By Cory Hilborne | September 2, 2019 5:12 PM ET

The Yanks lost game three of the Appalachian League East Division Playoff series to the Burlington Royals in 17 innings.

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Yanks Force Game Three With 6-0 Win

By Cory Hilborne | August 31, 2019 10:16 PM ET

The Yankee pitchers dominated and the bats came alive as Pulaski ended their four game skid with a 6-0 win over Burlington.

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Yanks Drop Game One of the Playoffs 6-0 to the Royals

By Cory Hilborne | August 30, 2019 10:42 PM ET

The Yankees dropped game one of the playoffs 6-0 in a road contest against the Royals.

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Pulaski Yankees set single-season attendance record

Yankees welcomed 95,897 fans to Calfee Park during 2019 regular season

August 28, 2019 10:58 AM ET

PULASKI, Va. - For the fifth consecutive season, the Pulaski Yankees have set a single-season franchise attendance record. It is also the second straight season in which Pulaski has set the Appalachian League single-season attendance record. The Yankees welcomed 95,897 fans to Motor Mile Field at Calfee Park during the 2019 regular season, surpassing last year's total attendance of 91,226.

The Pulaski Yankees are the Advanced Rookie level affiliate of the New York Yankees playing in the Appalachian League. Pulaski is celebrating its 54th season in the Appalachian League in 2019. Calfee Park has won league championships in 1948, 1969, 1986, 1991 and 2013. Motor Mile Field at Calfee Park opened in 1935 and was renovated for the team's first season as a Yankees affiliate in 2015. For more information, please visit www.pulaskiyankees.net or follow the Pulaski Yankees on social media, @PulaskiYanks (Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram). This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Princeton Takes Game One 6-2 At Calfee Park

By Cory Hilborne | August 26, 2019 10:02 PM ET

The Rays scored six runs on six hits and didn't allow a hit until the seventh inning as they cruised to a win to start the series.

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Pulaski Yankees playoff tickets on sale now

Yankees will host game two Saturday 8/31 and game three, if necessary, Sunday 9/1

August 26, 2019 12:22 PM ET

PULASKI, Va. - Playoff tickets for the 2019 Appalachian League Divisional Round at Calfee Park presented by Edible Arrangements in Blacksburg are on sale now. The Yankees clinched the Appalachian East title and home-field advantage throughout the playoffs with a 3-0 win over the Burlington Royals Sunday night.

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Yanks Clinch Division Title With 3-0 Win Over Royals

By Cory Hilborne | August 25, 2019 11:47 PM ET

The Yankees completed their three game series with Burlington by winning the finale and clinching the east division championship.

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Yankees Split First Two Games In Burlington

By Cory Hilborne | August 25, 2019 3:29 PM ET

It has been a drama filled battle of the best two teams in the Appalachian League to begin the series and tonight's rubber match can give the Yankees a division title.

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