The Milwaukee Brewers today announced that as of this morning, the Club has already sold more tickets for 2011 home games than were sold for all 81 games at Miller Park in 2010.Â Additionally, the Brewers have set a new franchise record with over 627,000 group tickets sold this season, breaking the mark of 623,622 group tickets sold in 2008.Â
âOur fans have demonstrated their tremendous passion for the Milwaukee Brewers and their support has played a key role in providing the best home field advantage in all of baseball,â said Rick Schlesinger, Brewers Executive Vice President â Business Operations.Â âWe still have plenty of good seating options available for remaining home games and encourage fans to plan accordingly.â
The Brewers drew 2,776,531 fans at Miller Park last season, which ranked 11th overall in Major League Baseball attendance.Â Today, the Brewers will surpass the two million attendance mark at Miller Park for the season.Â The Brewers, who own the best home record in the Major Leagues at 40-15 (.727) are averaging 36,230 fans per game at home (1,992,628 attendance/55 games).Â
Source: Milwaukee Brewers
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