Big milestone from Werner Park: The Omaha Storm Chasers (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League) tonight welcomed their 14-millionth fan in franchise history, prior to their contest against the Oklahoma City Dodgers. Honored: Christy Lewis from Omaha, who was the 2,629th fan through the gates Sunday night.
Christy was awarded with a prize pack that included two 36-game ticket packages in Section 114 for the 2017 season, 14 baseballs autographed by current and former Storm Chasers players, 14 Giveaway Items, including a Mike Moustakas Bobble-Antler and Werner Park Replica, a #14 Personalized Storm Chasers Powder Blue Jersey and 14 Werner Park Bucks that can be used at the ballpark for food, tickets and merchandise.
Prior to tonight, the Storm Chasers had welcomed 338,955 fans through the gates of Werner Park during the 2016 campaign. The franchise had also hosted 13,997,371 fans since beginning play in April 1969. Since Opening Night at Werner Park on April 16, 2011, a total of 2,404,743 fans had attended a Storm Chasers game before tonight’s matchup.
Just last season, the Storm Chasers welcomed the “Two Millionth Fan” through the gates at Werner Park since the ballpark was opened in 2011. Omaha also announced the “13 Millionth Fan” in franchise history during the 2014 campaign.