Northwoods League Reaches Attendance Milestone
After Wednesday's games, the Northwoods League reached the one million mark in attendance. So far this season, 1,017,520 fans have attended games in the 18-team collegiate summer league. The previous record was 945,861 fans, who came through the gates in 2012.
The 2014 attendance mark is a record for the 21 year old Northwoods League and is also the first time a summer collegiate league has reached one million in a season.The defending champion Madison Mallards are league leaders in attendance, with an average of 6,750 fans attending ballgames in Madison. With a crowd of 1,201 for the home finale, the Honkers drew 33,540 through the gates for an average attendance of 986 this season.
Fans across the league have four more days to raise the record to new heights for the regular season before four teams advance to playoff action.