10 Days Until Pigs Fly

This is a random post of baseball happiness: In 10 days I’ll be at my first IronPigs game of the season. It feels my heart with geeky baseball joy to know I’ll soon be hearing the sound of baseballs hitting leather and bats slamming balls into the outfield. If you’re into baseball and want follow … Read more

The IronPigs Ground Crew circa 2009

I came across this video while testing the Anarchy media plugin in the latest version of WordPress. It reminds me of summer days, good friends and Shocktop beer at Coca-Cola Park… and that I really can’t wait for the baseball season to begin again. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/TLWw6M1nN_o” width=”425″ height=”344″ allowfullscreen=”true” fvars=”fs=1″ /]

Pedro at the IronPigs

Pedro Martinez threw a bullpen session at Coca-Cola Park earlier today as part of his rehab stint and possible return to major league baseball with the Phillies. There’s been a lot of speculation around the office (and the library) about Pedro possibly pitching for the IronPigs before going back to Philadelphia. Here’s to hoping we’ll … Read more

The IronPigPen

Looking for a steady stream of IronPigs baseball news? Then check out the IronPigPen, which is an unaffiliated blog about the team. They’ve got game results, commentary, news, statistics and much more.  You can find them at lvironpigs.wordpress.com.

The First IronPigs Game…

And the season is underway! My 6-year-old daughter  and I went to our first IronPigs game of the season on Saturday, April 11th. Unfortunately, the ‘Pigs lost to the Scranton Yankees, but we still had a blast despite temperatures that couldn’t have been much north of 33 degrees. The only downside to the game? Really, … Read more

Only 16 more days…

… until baseball returns to the Lehigh Valley! Opening Day for the IronPigs is Thursday, April 9 at 7 p.m. against the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees (the former Red Barons). Unfortunately I won’t be there, but I will be going to the Saturday, April 11th game. After a semester of working hard on Moodle, WordPress and a … Read more

The Baseball Thaw

It’s February in Pennsylvania, which means we’re alternating between cold and icy, cold and muddy, and just plain cold. Oh we get the occasional spring tease, when temps spike up to the mid-40s, but those are quickly gone. Now granted, it’s not New England, which just got another foot of snow, but it’s still miserable … Read more