Over the stretch of June 7 through June 16, the Somerset Patriots (independent; Atlantic League) welcomed six straight crowds of over 6,000 fans to TD Bank Ballpark.
“It was a great stretch of games at the ballpark that continued to reinforce the love that our fans and community have for the Somerset Patriots 22 seasons since we were founded,” said Steve Kalafer, Chairman Emeritus of the team.
“We continue to demonstrate unprecedented real value to Central New Jersey residents and businesses, our marketing partners, and most importantly, our fans.”
The recent stretch of impressive above capacity attendances was highlighted by a season-high crowd of 8,205 fans on Saturday, June 15.
“Seeing the generations of fans coming out on a beautiful weekend always brings a smile to our faces,” said Josh Kalafer, Co-Chairman of the Somerset Patriots. “It’s nice to have a place like our ballpark that families know they can come to close to home, enjoy their precious time together, and not break the bank. It’s something we are proud to provide as a family and organization.”
Additionally, Somerset owns each of the top-six attended ballgames in the Atlantic League this season. That includes the big crowd last Saturday along with Friday, May 10 (6,919 fans), Saturday, May 11 (6,801), Sunday, June 9 (6,763), Friday, June 14 (6,601) and Friday, June 7 (6,581). The York Revolution drew 6,457 fans on Wednesday, May 22 to rank as the seventh-most attended game in the league this year.
“It’s truly amazing how we continue to grow and serve our fans and community,” added Jonathan Kalafer, Co-Chairman of the Somerset Patriots. “Our staff has worked tirelessly on every detail to make sure we plan and execute all we strive to do at the ballpark. It’s been a great season so far on and off the field and I know there is a lot more in store this summer.”
Image of TD Bank Ballpark courtesy Somerset Patriots.