By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pittsburgh Pirates and PNC Bank have announced that they have agreed to a 10-year extension of their agreement over the naming rights of the ballfield.READ MORE: Demand For The COVID-19 Vaccine Slows Dramatically In The Pittsburgh Region
For the next ten years, the stadium will remain named PNC Park.READ MORE: Black Political Leaders In Pittsburgh Express Relief For Derek Chauvin Conviction
“Simply put, the Pittsburgh Pirates are our hometown baseball team, and as Pittsburgh’s hometown bank, we believe the opportunity to renew our agreement makes a great deal of sense,” said Lou Cestello, head of Regional Markets and regional president for PNC.
“It is an honor for us to begin the next chapter with PNC. We have long been proud of the relationship between our two brands, and are pleased that PNC shares our optimism in the new course we have set as an organization,” said Pirates President Travis Williams.MORE NEWS: Derek Chauvin Guilty On All 3 Counts In George Floyd’s Death
Since the stadium opened in 2001, it has been named PNC Park.