Live from Eastern League All-Star Stop 2014

Published 07/16 2014 12:39PM

Updated 07/16 2014 01:27PM

WTAJ is your home for the Eastern League All-Star Game and will have live coverage leading up to the first pitch tonight at 7 p.m. from PNG Field in Altoona.

The event is already drawing a large crowd, has booked up area hotels, and is expecting to bring a lot of money into the local economy.

Mike Passinisi, voice of the Curve as well as its director of communications, said its great to have the game in Altoona.

"We get to showcase Altoona and the surrounding," he said. "And for the fans its a sense of pride that we get to have the game here."

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