PNC Park is known as one of the most highly rated MLB venues. Its amazing view of the Pittsburgh skyline, fantastic amenities, pristine field and location next to the Roberto Clemente Bridge makes it a true stadium journey destination.
Picturesque Highmark Stadium, located in the Station Square Lifestyle Center across the Monongahela River from downtown Pittsburgh, is the home of Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC of the United Soccer League. It is a first class minor league soccer stadium that also plays host to high school football games, festivals and concerts.
A few miles from the ballpark when entering West Virginia is a sign along Interstate 79 that says “Almost Heaven.” To catch a Black Bears game in Monongalia County Ballpark is truly almost heaven. It’s a reasonably priced time in a fun and family oriented atmosphere where people can catch the up and coming stars of the Pittsburgh Pirates organization.
The Erie Seawolves of the Eastern League call UMPC Park home. The team made headlines this summer with their cotton candy and Nerds-topped hot dog, but a trip to the Pennsylvania panhandle offers much more than just an upset stomach.
People have said you cannot go home again. Yesterday, I did when I went through my hometown of Greensburg, PA., then drove an additional 8 miles east on US Route 30 to Latrobe, the hometown of Arnold Palmer and Fred Rogers, to attend Pittsburgh Steeler Training Camp.
When most people think of professional sports executives, they generally see men in front office roles. Since 2015, West Virginia Black Bears Assistant General Manager Jackie Riggleman has been throwing that preconceived notion to the wayside.