Press release from the TinCaps:
TinCaps Push for 400,000
Final 3-game series of 2010 full of promotions and entertainment in anticipation of welcoming 400,000th fan of the season
The Fort Wayne TinCaps anticipate welcoming their 400,000th fan of the 2010 season this weekend, an attendance mark never before achieved in the franchise’s history. “While the 400,000 mark is just a number, it does have significance,” said Mike Nutter, TinCaps Team President. “Reaching a mark like this demonstrates the incredible support the TinCaps receive from their fans and the community. It really places Fort Wayne in the upper echelon in Minor League Baseball nationally.” Of the 176 teams that play affiliated Minor League Baseball, the TinCaps would be one of only 27 teams at any level (including AA and AAA) to draw 400,000 or more fans.
The team has already surpassed the inaugural season’s attendance mark of 378,529 set at Parkview Field in 2009. “Many people thought that year number one would be the high water mark in terms of fan attendance,” said Nutter. “What this season shows is that this community has embraced Parkview Field and the fan-friendly experience of coming to the ballpark. We do not take that support lightly and will continue to provide a first-class experience, at an affordable price, for years to come.”
The TinCaps end the 2010 regular season with a 3-game weekend series against the West Michigan Whitecaps, beginning this Saturday, September 4th.
- Saturday, September 4 @ 7:05pm
Post-game Fireworks â€¢ Performance by QuickChange â€¢ 2011 Wall Calendar Giveaway (first 2,000 fans)
- Sunday, September 5 @ 7:05pm
Post-game Fireworks â€¢ Jake the Diamond Dog â€¢ 2011 Wall Calendar Giveaway (first 2,000 fans)
- Monday, September 6 @ 3:05pm
Fan Appreciation Day â€¢ 2011 Wall Calendar Giveaway (first 2,000 fans)
Parkview Field will also host Game #1 of the MWL Playoffs on Wednesday, September 8th at 7:05pm
pitting the TinCaps against the Great Lakes Loons.