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Mike Schmidt Atop Greatest Reading Player Bracket

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Many incredible players have passed through America's Classic Ballpark throughout its existence. Whether the team was affiliated with the Indians, the Red Sox, or the Phillies there has been unremarkable talent. A bracket was put together of the top 70 players to have ever taken the field as a part

R-Phils Partner with Miller-Keystone Blood Center

Fightin's adopt June 11th to host blood drive at MKBC
May 11, 2020

The Reading Fightin Phils have generously adopted Thursday, June 11 to host a Blood Drive at MKBC's Reading Donor Center. Thanks to FirstEnergy the Fightin's are proud to help out Miller-Keystone Blood Center in the community. Please visit to schedule an appointment on June 11th. You can also call

Reading Fightin’ Phils Join CommUNITY First Campaign

National initiative will raise funds for Feeding America in response to global pandemic
April 28, 2020

The Reading Fightin Phils announced today that they are joining MiLB CommUNITY First, a new national initiative developed by Minor League Baseball in conjunction with Feeding America, to raise funds for local food banks and to honor individuals risking their lives on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Presented

R-Phils GM Pens Letter to Baseballtown Community

General Manager Scott Hunsicker communicates to fans about the 2020 Season on what Would Have Been Opening Night
April 9, 2020

R-Phils Fans, Reading Fightin Phils Opening Night was scheduled for tonight. Obviously the global pandemic has forced the postponement of R-Phils Opening Night, all upcoming R-Phils games, and all other extra events held at FirstEnergy Stadium, until further notice. The Reading Fightin Phils have been monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation

Crazy Hot Dog Vendor Wins Mascot Madness

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Through the years the Reading Fightin Phils have had a plethora of mascots run through FirstEnergy Stadium. Some have been one-hit one wonders, while others have stood the test of time. During the month of March, 32 of these mascots went up against each other in a bracket challenge. Fans

R-Phils Office Currently Closed

March 13, 2020

The R-Phils' have announced that the office will be closed during the mandated shutdown by the state of Pennsylvania.Minor League Baseball announced a delay to the start of the 2020 Eastern League season on Thursday. The decision was made out of an abundance of caution and with the health and


March 12, 2020

The Reading Fightin Phils have released the following statement regarding the 2020 season: "Minor League Baseball announced today a delay to the start of the 2020 Eastern League season. The decision was made out of an abundance of caution and with the health and safety of our staff and the

R-Phils to Play as Los Luchadores on Savage 61 Fiesta Fridays, Unveil On-Field Uniforms

Team Will Pay Tribute to Local Hispanic/Latino Culture During Seven Friday Home Games
March 12, 2020

(Reading, PA) - The Reading Fightin Phils unveiled their on-field uniforms on Thursday as the team will play as "Los Luchadores" during seven Friday home games in 2020, as part of Savage 61 Fiesta Fridays at FirstEnergy Stadium. The new Los Luchadores de Reading caps, jerseys, and merchandise are available

R-Phils Add Two to Front Office Staff

Former Interns Mara Fulmer and Jenna Lawville Join Fightins Full-Time
March 4, 2020

(Reading, PA) - The Reading Fightin Phils have announced two new full-time additions to their front office staff, as Mara Fulmer has been hired as an R-Phils Account Executive, and Jenna Lawville has been added as the R-Phils Extra Events and Baseballtown Charities Manager. Fulmer is a graduate of Ursinus

Mark Your Calendars: R-Phils Unveil 2020 Promotional Schedule

Fun Giveaways, Spectacular Fireworks, and Can't-Miss Theme Nights Power Season's Promos
February 17, 2020

(Reading, PA) - The Reading Fightin Phils have announced their 2020 promotional schedule, with the season set to begin at home on Thursday, April 9th at 7:10 p.m. against the New Hampshire Fisher Cats. The first 3,500 adults in attendance on Opening Night receive a 70th Anniversary of America's Classic

Wrestling Legends Kevin Nash and Scott Hall Taking Baseballtown July 1st

Special Ticket Packages Include a Limited-Edition Nash/Hall Double Bobblehead
February 12, 2020

(Reading, PA) - Professional Wrestling Hall of Famers Kevin Nash and Scott Hall are coming to FirstEnergy Stadium on Wednesday, July 1st, when the R-Phils host the Richmond Flying Squirrels at 7:10 p.m.Special Kevin Nash/Scott Hall Pre-Game VIP Meet & Greet tickets are available for $100. This package includes a

Beat the Rush: Reserve Your Seats Now with R-Phils Mini Plans and Flex Banks

Mini Plans and Flex Banks Currently Available for the 2020 Season
February 20, 2020

Mini Plans and Flex Banks are currently available for purchase and can be used throughout the 2020 Fightin Phils Season. These options are ideal for anyone planning to attend more than one game and looking to lock in a lower rate. Click here or visit the Weidenhammer Ticket Office at

ROG Orthodontics R-Phils Kids Club Events Announced for 2020 Season

Sundays are Packed with Fun-Filled Events for Kids Club Members and Families
February 21, 2020

(Reading, PA) - The Reading Fightin Phils have announced the full schedule of ROG Orthodontics Kids Club events for the 2020 season, including giveaways, autograph and photo days, and appearances from the Phillie Phanatic, Paw Patrol, Toy Story Characters, and more. Parents can sign their kids up by texting "Kids

Bring Your Dog to the Park this Summer Thanks to Humane Pennsylvania

Fightin Phils to Host Five Bark in the Park Games this Season
February 25, 2020

(Reading, PA) - The Reading Fightin Phils will welcome canine companions at five Bark in the Park games this summer at FirstEnergy Stadium, thanks to Humane Pennsylvania. Dog tickets are available for just $5 at these select games. Humane Pennsylvania will have a table set up in the VIST Bank

R-Phils Fightin' Cancer on July 8th, with Special Jerseys and Mickey Morandini Appearance

Fans Can Honor Loved Ones who Have Battled Cancer with Jersey Tribute
February 11, 2020

(Reading, PA) - The Reading Fightin Phils will lend a hand in the battle against all types of cancer on Wednesday, July 8th, with custom jerseys and an appearance from former Philadelphia Phillie Mickey Morandini on behalf of the Darren Daulton Foundation. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 p.m. against

Williams Back, Bergesen Added as Fightins 2020 Field Staff Announced

Skipper Returns After Leading R-Phils to the Playoffs Last Season
February 7, 2020

(Reading, PA) - Shawn Williams is back at the helm after leading Reading to the playoffs in 2019, while Brad Bergesen was named the R-Phils new pitching coach as the Philadelphia Phillies announced their 2020 Minor League coaching staffs on Friday.Bergesen replaces Aaron Fultz, who moves up to Triple-A Lehigh

Annual Ticket Palooza Set for Saturday, February 29

R-Phils Hiring Gameday Employees, Holding National Anthem Tryouts at FirstEnergy Stadium
February 5, 2020

Click Here for the 2020 Employment Application(Reading, PA) - The Reading Fightin Phils are hiring gameday employees for the 2020 season at the team's annual Job Fair on Saturday, February 29th at FirstEnergy Stadium. The Fightin Phils Job Fair will take place from 9-11 a.m. The Fightins are seeking part-time employees in various

Carlos Ruiz to be Inducted into Baseballtown Hall of Fame

Former R-Phils and Phillies Catcher Will be Present for Induction Ceremony on May 30th
February 7, 2020

(Reading, PA) - The Reading Fightin Phils have announced that former R-Phils and Philadelphia Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz will be inducted into the Penn State Children's Hospital Baseballtown Hall of Fame on Saturday, May 30th before the Fightins host the Akron RubberDucks at 6:45 p.m.Ruiz was a member of the

19th Annual Morning Game Set for May 13th

R-Phils to Don Throwback Black Jerseys, Fans Receive R-Train Hats with Special 9:45 a.m. Start
February 6, 2020

(Reading, PA) - The Reading Fightin Phils will host the Trenton Thunder in the 19th Annual Morning Game at FirstEnergy Stadium on Wednesday, May 13th, with a special start time of 9:45 a.m.The first 2,000 adults in attendance will receive an R-Phils Black R-Train hat giveaway, presented by Reading Hospital.The

R-Phils to Honor Pro Football Hall of Famer Lenny Moore on June 16th

Bobbleheads, Autographs, and Photo Sessions will be Available Free to Fans
February 4, 2020

Buy Tickets Now(Reading, PA) - The Reading Fightin Phils will celebrate Pro Football Hall of Famer and Reading's own Lenny Moore at FirstEnergy Stadium on Tuesday, June 16th, when the R-Phils host the Richmond Flying Squirrels with a 7:10 p.m. first pitch.The first 1,500 adults in attendance will receive a

Celebrate a Veteran with Customized Jerseys on Military Appreciation Night

Special Ticket Packages to Include Names of Military Members on Fightins' In-Game Jerseys on July 2nd
January 31, 2020

(Reading, PA) - The Reading Fightin Phils will celebrate and honor veterans and active duty military at FirstEnergy Stadium on Thursday, July 2nd, when R-Phils players will wear custom jerseys featuring the names of current and former military members.The first 25 groups who purchase 20 or more tickets to the

The Office Night Returns with "Meredith Palmer" Appearance on June 28th

Special Ticket Packages Include Limited-Edition Bobblehead, Plus Autograph and Photo Sessions
January 28, 2020

(Reading, PA) - Popular promotion "The Office Night" returns to FirstEnergy Stadium on Sunday, June 28th with a special guest appearance from "Meredith Palmer."Kate Flannery will be on hand to help the R-Phils celebrate one of the nation's favorite television shows, when Reading hosts the Bowie Baysox with a 5:15

YouTube Star Zack Hample Back in Baseballtown on April 25th

Fans Can Hang with Hample and Snag Baseballs During Batting Practice; Special Zack Hample Bobbleheads Available
January 24, 2020

(Reading, PA) - YouTube sensation and baseball superfan Zack Hample returns to FirstEnergy Stadium on Saturday, April 25th, when the Reading Fightin Phils host the Portland Sea Dogs with a 6:15 p.m. first pitch.Fans will have the chance to snag baseballs with Hample during batting practice at the Seidel Auto

Honor a Loved One who has Battled Breast Cancer this Mother's Day

Special Ticket Packages Feature Names of Those Who Have Battled the Disease on Fightins' In-Game Jerseys
January 20, 2020

(Reading, PA) - The Reading Fightin Phils will honor those who have battled breast cancer this Mother's Day, when Fightins players and coaches will wear custom jerseys featuring the names of people who have fought the disease.Fans can purchase a special ticket package and have the name of a loved