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BML's Yankees are helping to bring Coplay's Balliet Stadium back to life

BML's Yankees are helping to bring Coplay's Balliet Stadium back to life

One day before their first home game this spring, the Northern Yankees of the Blue Mountain League learned the Lehigh-Carbon Community College field they thought they could use would be unavailable. "We learned no one was allowed on that field anymore," said Yankees manager Brian Polaha. But fortunately for Polaha, his great uncle, Bill Polaha, has been connected to Coplay's Balliet Stadium for decades. So a phone call was made and something was worked out fairly quickly and the Yankees had a new home. At Coplay, Bill Polaha and a committee of guys have been working hard the past few years trying to bring Balliet Stadium back to life after the place was hit hard by...

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