NALL Announces Team To Play In Giant Center

(HERSHEY, PA) – The North American Lacrosse League announced today that their new team to play in Giant Center starting in January is the Hershey Haymakers.

The Haymakers are the fifth and final team to be announced for the NALL’s 2012 season. They will come against teams from Charlotte, Jacksonville, Louisville, and Wilkes-Barre. Along with the team name and logo, the Haymakers owners, Aaron Musselman, Chip Sanyte, Dr. John Manzella, Ted Glynn, and Tom Cataldo were announced.

“We are excited to have Hershey join the NALL,” said Tony Caruso, commissioner of the league. “We have a strong ownership group and are looking forward to playing at Giant Center.”

The team will play six home games from January to April at Giant Center. The league will consist of the top United States lacrosse players. Players from schools such as John Hopkins, Notre Dame, and Syracuse will be wearing the team uniforms. The College Draft is October 12 at 8:00p.m.

“We are very happy to welcome the North American Lacrosse League to Hershey,” said Frank O’Connell, General Manager, Attractions & Entertainment. “We know that the Hershey Haymakers will have great support from the die-hard sports fans of Central Pennsylvania and that they’ll build upon the tremendous sporting legacy of our region. We look forward to hosting one of the nation’s fastest growing sports right here in Chocolate Town, U.S.A.

“Season tickets are available now,” said Joe Pilon, president of the Haymakers. “I look forward to bringing the best lacrosse players in the US to Hershey to play.”

Season tickets for the Hershey Haymakers are available now for $125 per ticket and can be purchased by phone at 610-829-2114 or online at

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1 Comment

  1. Hersheyluvr on October 12, 2011 at 3:51 am

    I like the logo — very unique. Great name, although I would have loved to see them named the Squirts!

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