Aug. 28, 1986
Ground is broken on a new baseball stadium in Moosic.
April 26, 1989
The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons play their first game at Lackawanna County Stadium.
July 12, 1995
The Triple-A All-Star Game is held at Lackawanna County Stadium.
The Philadelphia Phillies announce movement of their Triple-A affiliation from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
The Red Barons play their final game at Lackawanna County Stadium.
Sept. 21, 2006
It’s announced that the Yankees will be the new Major League affiliate for the Triple-A baseball team.
Nov. 14, 2006
Artificial turf begins being removed as natural grass replaces the previous surface.
Feb. 1, 2007
Lackawanna County sold stadium naming rights to PNC Bank to be known as PNC Field.
April 5, 2007
The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees start their inaugural season at PNC Field.
It is announced that the Yankees will play all of their home games on the road for the 2012 season so PNC Field can be renovated.
April 27, 2012
Ground breaking begins on
June 20, 2012
An announcement is made that the team will no longer be nicknamed the Yankees and entries are being accepted for a Name the Team Contest.
November 14, 2012
At a Name the Team Party, the RailRiders’ nickname is unveiled.
April 4, 2013
Opening Day at restructured PNC Field with new team nickname.