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The Tri-City ValleyCats are a professional baseball franchise located in the heart of New York’s Capital Region! The team focuses on creating a family-friendly entertainment experience across the backdrop of high-quality, professional baseball. Each night provides a memorable experience for guests to share with friends, family, and co-workers. Whether you’re a first time visitor or season ticket holder, the ValleyCats staff go above and beyond to make sure you enjoy your time at the ballpark!
The ValleyCats were a long-time affilliate of the Houston Astros and competed as a member of the New York-Penn League for 18 seasons. 81 former ValleyCats players have reached Major League Baseball, including 4x batting champion Jose Altuve, World Series MVP’s George Springer and Ben Zobrist, All-Stars J.D. Martinez & Hunter Pence, Cy Young Award Winner Dallas Keuchel and 2020 World Series participants Kike Hernandez and Ryan Thompson.
Since their inaugural season in 2002, the Tri-City ValleyCats have welcomed over 2.5 million fans to The Joe! On the field, the team has won eight Stedler Division titles and three New York-Penn League Championships! The ‘Cats have also hosted the NYPL All-Star Game twice during that span. The league’s signature event was held in Troy in both 2008 and more recently, 2017.
Built in 2002, and located on the campus of Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, “The Joe” features 4,500 fixed seats, 10 luxury suites, four unique picnic areas, a wide open-air concourse, and two grass berm seating areas.
ValleyCats games offer business opportunities unlike any traditional marketing channel, because when you advertise at “The Joe,” you connect with a captive audience in an enjoyable setting. Combine that with steady, annual attendance growth, and it is clear why the ValleyCats remain an excellent advertising medium for organizations seeking to increase their presence in the Capital Region.