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Welcome to the home of the Tri-City ValleyCats, beautiful Joseph L. Bruno Stadium! Referred to as "The Joe," the 4,500 seat stadium is located on the campus of Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, right in the heart of New York's Capital Region!
The ValleyCats are a summer staple in the Capital Region, delivering entertainment to all ages and interests. Each night provides a memorable experience for guests to share with friends, family, and co-workers. Whether you're a first time visitor, or a season ticket holder, the ValleyCats staff will go above and beyond to make sure you enjoy your time at the ballpark!
A ten minute drive from Albany, the facility 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 that provide ample leg room, and cup holders located in select seating sections.
4,500 Fixed Seats
Spacious, Wide Concourse
10 Luxury Suites
Grass Berm Seating Areas
4 Unique Picnic Areas
Specialty Food Kiosks
Kids Interactive Play Area
36' x 17' Video Board
Fan Service Center
Entryway Bar with Flat Screen TV's
Seating & Tickets
ValleyCats baseball at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium is an affordable way to spend a fun summer night out with family, friends or co-workers, and we're sure that you will have a memorable experience! Whether you're a baseball fanatic or just a casual fan, we have a ticket package that is right for you. Also be sure to check out our group outing and picnic options! (Click the stadium map for a larger view). No refunds will be offered.
Location and Driving Directions
Joseph L. Bruno Stadium is conveniently located on the campus of Hudson Valley Community College in Troy. See the map below for our exact location and Google driving directions.
Parking at "The Joe"
There is plenty of parking available, and all parking is free! There are three entrances to the stadium parking lots. Two are located on Vandenburgh Avenue / Route 4, and one on Williams Road. Take a look at the parking guide below for assistance on where to park once you arrive at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium.
To maintain a top-notch experience for all fans, we kindly ask to be aware of and comply with the stadium policies and fan code of conduct.
Joseph L. Bruno Stadium is a versatile venue with a diverse selection of locations for many types of special events! Locations around the ballpark that may be utilized include the field, dugouts, spacious open-air concourse level, picnic areas, luxury suites, diamond club, adjoining classrooms, video board and sound system. Past events at "The Joe" have included:
The facility has also served as the setting for larger events including the New York-Penn League All-Star Game, Wrestling Under the Stars, Walk For Wishes, Paws in the Park, Community Movie Night, corporate picnics, craft brewers festivals and more!
For more information on how you can host your next event at "The Joe," call the ValleyCats administrative offices at 518-629-2287.
History of Joseph L. Bruno Stadium
Named after the New York State Senate Majority Leader who helped secure the funds for the ballpark, Joseph L. Bruno Stadium is where the Tri-City ValleyCats have called home since their inception in 2002.
Located in the center New York's Capital Region (Albany, Schenectady and Troy), "The Joe" is known as the premier baseball complex in the area, providing family fun all summer long! The ValleyCats play in the prestigious 14 team New York-Penn League, the oldest continually operated Class A league in professional baseball, and host 38 home games from mid June through early September.
Joseph L. Bruno Stadium and the Tri-City ValleyCats offer a spectacular venue for professional baseball and great family entertainment. With affordable prices, entertaining promotions and tons of giveaways, it's not just a night out, but an experience with everlasting memories.
69 former ValleyCats players have reached Major League Baseball. That list includes 4x batting champion Jose Altuve (Astros), World Series MVP's George Springer (Astros) and Ben Zobrist (Cubs), Hunter Pence (Giants), and Cy Young Award Winner Dallas Keuchel (Astros). In 2018 the ValleyCats welcomed over 140,000 fans to a game, an average of 4,119 fans per night, second best in the league! On the field, the team won their 8th Stedler Division title en route to the franchise's 3rd New York-Penn League Championship.