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Smokies Set Smokies Stadium Attendance Record

Tennesee Smokies

There was a new attendance record set over the weekend, as the Tennnessee Smokies (Class AA; Southern League) attracted over 8,000 fans to Saturday’s game. 

For their matchup against the Chattanooga Lookouts on June 17, the Smokies drew 8,164 fans. That set a new Smokies Stadium attendance record, and marked the first time that more than 8,000 spectators attended a game at the ballpark. Smokies Stadium has been the team’s home since its opening in 2000.

Saturday’s game coincided with a notable promotion, as the Smokies were hosting Jimmy Buffett Tribute Night.

On the field, it was the Lookouts who prevailed, defeating the Smokies by a final of 7-5.

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