Did you know that Allentown was home to two professional sports teams? They’re home to the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs and Phantoms. Read and get to know more about your local sports teams!
Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs
This minor league baseball team was founded in Allentown in 1933. They play in the International league as a minor league. They are the Triple-A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies. The team also plays their home games at Coca-Cola Park, which cost a total of $50.25 million to complete. The venue does pretty well because the Iron Pigs attracts over 9,000 fans per game! Their fans have been known for their longstanding support each and every year. Dusty Wathan now serves as the team’s manager. Prepare for this year’s baseball season to watch your beloved Iron Pigs!
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Lehigh Valley Phantoms
The Phantoms are Allentown’s professional hockey team in the American Hockey League. They are proudly affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers. The team was founded in 1996 and currently plays at the new PPL Center. The Phantoms are currently coached by Scott Gordon. Throw on some orange and black and come support your Phantoms this fall! Click here to view this year’s schedule.
Show your Support!
Now that you know the main facts about Allentown’s beloved sports teams, buy a ticket to a game! Whether it’s baseball or hockey, these teams are impressive to watch. Both teams have great venues that the whole family will enjoy. Even if you are not a sports fan, you will still have a good time. Also, show your support for Scotts Cars in Allentown! Our dealership is the place for all of your vehicle needs!