Last night, the Flying Squirrels welcomed a capacity crowd of 9,560 to the Diamond for their home opener. Taking on division rivals, the Altoona Curve, the Squirrels prevailed by a score of 7-3. Here are pictures of yesterday’s opening day win.
Almost two months ago, the Richmond Flying Squirrels announced the creation of a citizen advocacy group to lobby for the construction of a new ballpark on the Boulevard. Today the Squirrels released these two conceptual renderings of what a ballpark could look like.
March 25, 2012 12:01 PM 18
Richmond’s minor league baseball team will host two job fairs to help fill available positions for the 2012 season. Both job fairs are this week, so if you’re interested in working at the Diamond this summer you’ll want to act fast
February 29, 2012 10:59 AM 0
The Flying Squirrels announced today Ballpark Nutz, an advocacy group designed to spur action on a new baseball stadium and to facilitate an official city plan to do so.
February 07, 2012 10:49 AM 18
The Squirrels made the last weeks of the regular season both dramatic and exciting, and it’s a trend that they are continuing into the playoffs. After confidently defeating the Harrisburg Senators, the Squirrels now have their sights set on the New Hampshire Fisher Cats. Can the Squirrels squirrel away another playoff series victory?
September 13, 2011 11:24 AM 0
An AMAZING finale to the Squirrels season has made them bound for the playoffs. Although riding high at the moment, the Squirrels face a very challenging Harrisburg Senators starting tomorrow in Pennsylvania. How soon before we get to see our Squirrels in Richmond?
September 06, 2011 11:21 AM 0
Anthony Oppermann is one half of the broadcasting team of the Richmond Flying Squirrels. Oppermann handles pre- and post- game duties as well as in-game broadcast for home contests. He can also be heard on SportsRadio 910 talking Squirrels baseball with Wes McIlroy.
August 19, 2011 6:00 AM 0