NFL, NBA, NHL stats

Timber Rattlers Attendance Record In Sight

August 19, 2009 - Midwest League (MWL) - Wisconsin Timber Rattlers News Release

GRAND CHUTE, WI - The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers are within just over 14,000 fans of breaking their single season attendance record. That record should fall during the four game series against the Cedar Rapids Kernels that starts on Thursday.

The franchise record for attendance was set in 1996 with 233,797 fans entering the gates. Fan #233,798 in 2009 will receive a prize package from the Timber Rattlers that will include:

A Timber Rattlers Jersey

A bat autographed by the Timber Rattlers

Tickets to a 2009 Milwaukee Brewers game

On-field recognition and a first pitch on the night the record falls

A $200 Timber Rattlers Gift Card

A VIP Suite in 2010 with a $200 credit for food

Below are some quick bullet points regarding other special events for the games in the series against the Kernels:

Thursday, August 20 @ 7:05pm: Lamers Bus Lines presents JJ Putz Magnet. The first 500 fans will receive the fourth in a series of four player magnets. This one features Putz, the pitcher who threw the first no-hitter in Timber Rattlers history and a Major League All-Star. Also, WIXX Thirsty Thursday featuring $1 soda and $1 beer

Friday, August 21 @ 7:05pm: Heroes Night. The Timber Rattlers salute police officers, fire fighters, and EMTs. It is also, North Shore Bank Family Night. Kids 12 and under eat free! Children 14 and under may run the bases courtesy of Thedacare after the scheduled post-game fireworks display sponsored by 95.9 KISS-FM.

Saturday, August 22 @ 6:35pm: Fifteenth Anniversary Celebration and Goodwill Clothing Drive. The Timber Rattlers are celebrating their 15th Anniversary Season throughout the evening and Goodwill will be taking donations in a back-to-school clothing drive. There is a scheduled post-game fireworks display courtesy of FOX 11.

Sunday, August 23 @ 1:05pm: Brewers Sunday with 107.5 THE FAN. This is the final Brewers Sunday of the season and the Brewers-themed jerseys worn by the players and coaches will be up for bid in a silent auction during the game. Fans may play catch on the field before the game. There is also a post-game autograph session for fans to meet the Timber Rattlers players.

Tickets for any of the games on this homestand may be ordered over the Timber Rattlers ticket office phones (920) 733-4152 or 800-WI-TIMBER, through, or in person at the Time Warner Cable Field box office.

• Discuss this story on the Midwest League message board...

Midwest League Stories from August 19, 2009

The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.

Other Recent Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Stories

Sports Statistics from the Stats Crew