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Altoona Curve Announce 2021 Schedule

February 18, 2021 - Double-A Northeast League (AA Northeast) - Altoona Curve News Release

CURVE, Pa. - The Altoona Curve, Double-A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates, announced the complete game schedule for the 2021 Double-A Northeast League season on Thursday. The franchise's 23rd season of professional baseball features a slate of no fewer than 6 and no more than 17 games per month.

The 2021 schedule features 60 home games, beginning with Opening Night on Tuesday, May 4 against the Bowie Baysox the Double-A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles. The May 4 start date is the latest season opener in team history.

Altoona's final home games of the year will be part of a six-game homestand from Tuesday, September 7 through Sunday, September 12. The team closes the 2021 season with a six-game series from Tuesday September 14, through Sunday, September 19, at Prince George's Stadium, the home of the Bowie Baysox.

By month the Curve will play 12 home games in May and June, 17 in July, 13 in August and six in September.

"We could not be "more" happier to have a schedule for the 2021 season," said Curve general manager Derek Martin. "It has been well over 500 days since the Curve last played a home game, and we are anxious and excited to get back to playing baseball."

Season ticket packages for all 60 of the 2021 Curve home games are on sale now. Fans interested in purchasing season tickets for the 2021 season can reach out by phone at 877.99.CURVE or stop by the Peoples Natural Gas Field offices.

"We will be working closely with our state and local officials to ensure that when fans do return to Peoples Natural Gas Field, they will be able to do so safely," Martin said. "We will have additional information regarding capacity, group tickets, individual tickets and our hospitality areas available for fans soon."

A notable series in 2021 is the first trip by the Somerset Patriots, the Double-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, to Peoples Natural Gas Field August 17-22.

By opponent, the Curve home slate includes 12 games against Akron, Double-A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians; six games against Binghamton, Double-A affiliate of the New York Mets; six games against the Bowie Baysox; 12 games against the Erie SeaWolves, Double-A affiliate of the Detroit Tigers; 12 games against the Harrisburg Senators, Double-A affiliate of the Washington Nationals; six games against the Richmond Flying Squirrels, Double-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants; and six games against the Somerset Patriots.

Game dates for the 2021 season are subject to change. We are in the process of working with MLB to finalize the game times for the season. The game times will be released soon.

In 22 seasons, the Curve have welcomed nearly seven million fans to Peoples Natural Gas Field, received multiple recognitions as one of Minor League Baseball's top franchises and have seen over 175 alumni go on to play in the Majors.

The Altoona Curve, 2010 and 2017 Eastern League Champions, have been the Double-A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates since 1999. For tickets or more information, visit, call 877.99.CURVE or stop by the PNG Field box office. Additionally, the Stockyard Team Store is open Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on non-gamedays and online 24/7/365.

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