The Williamsport Crosscutters are a short-season Class “A” affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies and play in the 14-team New York-Penn League. Williamsport’s stadium, Historic Bowman Field, built in 1926, is the 2nd oldest Minor League stadium operating in the United States. It was voted by Baseball America as one of the best short-season “A” stadiums to watch a game. The city has a rich professional baseball history dating back to the late 1800’s. Over 550 players who have worn a Williamsport professional baseball uniform have gone on to appear in the Major Leagues including Hall of Famers such as Jim Bunning, Bill Mazeroski & Nolan Ryan, along with current players like, Jose Bautista, Domonic Brown, Andrew McCutchen and dozens of others! Minor League Baseball is fun, affordable family entertainment with tickets starting at just $5.00. The Crosscutters were named the 2012 Phillips/Plankenhorn Small Business of the Year by the Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce.