2015 Spring Training Season Continues to Break Records in Mesa
By JD Beatty
With the re-opening of the newly renovated Hohokam Stadium, the Oakland A’s have joined the Chicago Cubs this year in Mesa for the 2015 Spring Training Season. With two major league baseball teams making their spring training homes in Mesa, the city has seen an influx of visitors and fans as both teams continue to break attendance records. Through the first 10 games, both teams have seen a combined total of 228,189 fans.
The Chicago Cubs are currently averaging 14,786 visitors per game, which is 3.7% higher than their spring training per game attendance average in 2014. The Oakland A’s are also averaging an impressive 8,033 fans per game this year at Hohokam Stadium, which is a staggering 54.5% higher than their average per game attendance in 2014.
Both teams have five games left in the spring training season. If you haven’t made it out to the Cub’s Sloan Park or the A’s Hohokam Stadium this year, get your tickets now as there are only 10 days remaining in the season.
Chicago Cubs Spring Training Schedule:
Oakland A’s Spring Training Schedule: