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Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees

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League & Division:

The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Pa.) Yankees are the Class AAA affiliate of the New York Yankees and play in the North Division of the International League with the Buffalo Bisons, Ottawa Lynx, Pawtucket Red Sox, Rochester Red Wings and Syracuse Chiefs.

Ballpark:

PNC Field
  • Capacity: 10,982
  • Opened in: 1989

History:

The franchise was founded in 1989 as the Class AAA International League affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies, when the franchise known as the Maine Guides moved to Pennsylvania. Franchise affiliations over the years:

  • 1989-2006: Philadelphia Phillies, International League (AAA)
  • 2007-: New York Yankees, International League (AAA)

Championships:

International League: 1 (2008)

Famous Past Players:

  • Curt Schilling
  • Ryan Howard
  • Jimmy Rollins
  • Chase Utley
  • Scott Rolen

Ownership:

The team is owned by Lackawanna County Stadium Authority and Mandalay Baseball Properties.

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