The Chicago Cubs Wednesday reached three millions fans at Wrigley Field for the sixth season in a row and are one of only five major league franchises to surpass the mark every year starting in 2004.
"We thank our fans for their extraordinary support of this franchise as Wrigley Field welcomes its three millionth fan for the sixth season in a row," said Cubs Chairman Crane Kenney. "We also thank the city of Chicago for helping us welcome so many guests to Wrigley Field in 2009."
The Cubs are the only Chicago professional sports team to ever reach three million in attendance and are one of only five teams in Major League Baseball to have reached three million fans in each of the last six seasons, joining the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, St. Louis Cardinals, Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees.
Through 77 home games, the club has played in front of 3,056,781 fans with four games still to play.
The Cubs rank 6th in the league in total attendance behind the Angels, Cardinals, Phillies, Dodgers, and Yankees.
The Cubs ranked 7th in total attendance last season, drawing 3,300,200, when they won the NL Central in a stronger economy.
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