07 April 2017
Pottsville, PA, April 7, 2017 – D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc., America’s Oldest Brewery, is pleased to announce a sponsorship agreement with the Philadelphia Phillies. This multi-year agreement with one of Pennsylvania’s Major League Baseball teams will feature Yuengling beer, which is the first new beer sponsor of the Phillies in nearly 40 years.
“Phillies Baseball and beer are two of my passions. So we are thrilled to partner with one of the iconic teams in our home state,” said Dick Yuengling, Owner and President. “Watching America’s favorite pastime while enjoying a Yuengling Traditional Lager from America’s Oldest Brewery is what brings fans together.”
“We are proud to welcome Yuengling to the Phillies family,” said Dave Buck, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Advertising Sales. “Like the Phillies, Yuengling has a long history in Pennsylvania. It’s a natural synergy – and a great addition to the ballpark’s off-the field lineup.”
Sponsorship with the Philadelphia Phillies includes an outfield wall sign, digital sign and in-stadium sign featuring the brewery’s flagship beer, Yuengling Traditional Lager.
As in past years, fans can enjoy Yuengling Traditional Lager, Light Lager and Black & Tan on draft and cans in 16 oz. and 24 oz. at beer vending areas at Citizens Bank Park.----
The sponsorship, with the support of business partner Origlio Beverage, starts opening day on April 7, 2017.