Two Class AA Eastern League teams reached nice milestones over the Memorial Day weekend, as the Akron Aeros and the New Hampshire Fisher Cats set franchise attendance marks.
First: the Fisher Cats drew 8,107 on a beautiful afternoon at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium, the largest Sunday crowd in franchise history and the seventh largest all-time. They were treated to a pretty good game, as the Fisher Cats notched their sixth walk-off win of the season, an exciting 2-1 victory over the New Britain Rock Cats.
Second: Monday’s Aeros games attracted the largest crowd in Canal Park history, as 9,328 fans crossed the turnstiles, breaking the previous high of 9,137 set on July 20, 2001. Monday’s game also included the largest walk up of the 2011 season at 1,735.
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