Syracuse Chiefs http://wrvo.org en Opening day for baseball in New York... as soon as the snow melts http://wrvo.org/post/opening-day-baseball-new-york-soon-snow-melts <p></p><p>It's the first full day of the Major League Baseball season. And it's also the first day of the high school baseball season in New York.</p><p>Opening day should elicit familiar sights and sounds, like the crack of the bat and the roar of the crowd. Not the sound of a shovel scraping ice, but that's what is more familiar as central New York baseball teams get ready to play.</p><p>This stubbornly cold spring is delaying the start of baseball season and keeping teams indoors.</p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 10:30:00 +0000 Ryan Delaney 53433 at http://wrvo.org Opening day for baseball in New York... as soon as the snow melts Chiefs struggling to get fans to the ballpark again this year http://wrvo.org/post/chiefs-struggling-get-fans-ballpark-again-year <p></p><p>For a recent mid-week doubleheader against the Pawtucket Red Sox, the Syracuse Chiefs baseball team announced an attendance of 6,119 at NBT Bank Stadium - a number based on tickets distributed, not people through the turnstile.</p><p>The following night an announced crowd of 10,842 came out to the ballpark. A glance around the 11,000 seat stadium on both days would suspect much smaller actual crowds.</p><p>Last season the Triple A affiliate of the Washington Nationals drew an average of 5,288 fans to the ballpark, their lowest since the 2004 season.</p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 11:15:26 +0000 Ryan Delaney 42728 at http://wrvo.org Chiefs struggling to get fans to the ballpark again this year Chiefs Baseball http://wrvo.org/post/chiefs-baseball <p> Fri, 14 Dec 2012 20:27:20 +0000 Tim LaMay, Leigh Rusyn & Shannon Rosato 30576 at http://wrvo.org Chiefs Baseball