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Pirates set multiple attendance records

Pittsburgh PiratesTalk about a great spring training for the Pittsburgh Pirates: the team set multiple attendance records this year at McKechnie Field.

Here they are:

  • On Wednesday, March 18, the Pirates drew 9,018 fans to the night game against the Detroit Tigers, setting a single-game attendance record at McKechnie Field.
  • Three days later on March 21, 8,963 fans attended the game against the Boston Red Sox, establishing a record for a day game at the ballpark.
  • Finally, the Pirates drew 106,038 fans over 15 games for an average of 7,069 fans per game.

“Our fans have shown a wonderful commitment to this team from day one of Spring Training,” Pirates President Frank Coonelly said. “We have made the fan experience in Bradenton a high priority, and our fans have responded repeatedly by coming out in record numbers.”

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