The Reading Fightin Phils offer affordable family entertainment from early April through August at FirstEnergy Stadium. The R-Phils are well known for creating a festive, fan-friendly atmosphere from the time the gates open until the bottom of the ninth inning. While parking is always free and the concessions remain affordable, every game is a unique experience. Giveaways, fireworks and the five-member Fightin Phils Mascot Band keep things hopping throughout the season.
The Reading Fightin Phils, a minor league baseball team based in Reading, Pennsylvania, has served as the proud Double-A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies since 1967. This affiliation is currently the longest affiliation in Minor League Baseball. The Fightin Phils' stadium, FirstEnergy Stadium which was built in 1951, has been home to the Reading Fightin Phils since their establishment in 1967. The original grandstand and exterior brick wall provide an old-time ballpark feel while the right field swimming pool and left field video board cater to the modern fan.
The Reading Fightin Phils' FirstEnergy Stadium has been named:
• # 1 Minor League Baseball destination in all of Pennsylvania - Stadium Journey
• Third-best Minor League Ballpark in the United States - USA TODAY Travel Media
• America’s # 1 Classic Ballpark in all of the Minor Leagues – Baseball America
• Best Ballpark in the Minor Leagues - digitalballparks.com