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Yankees set single-season ticket sales mark at Yankee Stadium; Draw four million fans for third consecutive season09/19/2007 2:29 PM ET
The Yankees announced that as of today, they have sold a franchise-record 4,262,761 tickets for the 2007 season, surpassing their previous paid-attendance record of 4,243,780 set in 2006.
Through the first 76 games played at Yankee Stadium this season, the Yankees lead the Major Leagues in total home attendance (4,000,924) and average home attendance (52,644), and have outdrawn the American League average by more than 21,000 fans per game. There have been 45 sellouts at Yankee Stadium thus far in 2007, including a stretch of 21 consecutive sellouts from 7/22-9/3.
This season marks the third consecutive year the Yankees have reached the four million mark in home attendance, joining the Toronto Blue Jays (1991-93) as the only other Major League team to accomplish the feat in three straight seasons. The Yankees have also seen their home attendance increase in each of the last seven seasons (2001-'07).
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