Win or go home. That’s the motto from here on out in the baseball season as we’ve hit playoff time with the new wild card games starting tonight before the best-of-five series begin over the weekend. Agree with the new format or not, it’s here and will sure make for some interesting games tonight and … More Happy Playoffs Day!
Goood morning everyone out there in the blogosphere! It’s another week of the offseason here in Altoona and I know that last post I eluded to the fact we’d be talking about our upcoming Yuengling Oktoberfest event but instead this week we’re going to get a look at one of the Community Service Projects that … More Extreme Room Makeover
Curve fans, Apologies that this blog went dormant for most of the season but we’re back and the offseason has already begun. It’s hard to believe that 141 games are gone and done in 2011 and 2012 is on the horizon. As you may or may not have known, each season the Pirates recognize one … More Aaron Pribanic Goes to PNC Park
As many of you living in Altoona, PA know, and for those of you who don’t, beginning today at 1 p.m., the city will officially change its name to “POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold, PA” for 60 days. Due to that change, the Curve have released the following statement: “We are … More Altoona City Name Change
A new feature of Blair County Ballpark this season is the addition of the Allegheny Lutheran Social Ministries (ALSM) Toddler Play Area. Located on the upper concourse behind home plate, the ALSM Toddler Play Area is a great place for parents to take their youngest Curve fan. Check out the picture below and the next … More ALSM Toddler Play Area
No, not the song by Kanye West and Twista, when Charl Schwartzel birdied the 18th hole at the Masters on Sunday he became an overnight celebrity as well as a very rich man. So that got us thinking here at CurveBall Blog, who, in the realm of baseball has turned themselves into overnight celebrities? Armando … More Overnight Celebrity
A new way to follow the Curve. This season the Curve will institute, for the first time, MiLB Datacaster for all home games. Much like the Datacaster you’ve probably seen in Major League games, the Datacaster will update with every batter and could serve as a great supplement to listening to the broadcast online or … More A New Way to Follow the Curve
The Major League Baseball season is underway (Pirates are 2-1) and the Minor League Baseball season begins this Thursday as almost all of the full-season teams will have their season openers (including the Altoona Curve who play in Erie at 6:35 pm on Thursday). With everyone getting going, CurveBall Blog thought it would be fun … More Where are they Now and Where are they Going?
Today, CurveBall Blog will take a look at the name “Curve” and it’s origin as well as showing a few of our favorite logos from around Minor League Baseball. The name “Curve” was officially chosen as the team nickname on July 2, 1998. The name was selected by fans in a “name that team” contest. … More “Curve” – What’s in a Name?