LAS VEGAS: The Las Vegas Aviators® professional baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), Triple-A affiliate of the Oakland Athletics, will open a brief five-game homestand against the Sacramento River Cats, Triple-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants, on Thursday, June 20 at Las Vegas Ballpark®.
The five-game series will conclude on Monday, June 24. All games are at 7:05 p.m. except for the final Sunday "home" matinee contest of the season on June 23 at 12:05 p.m. The remaining Sunday "home" games will begin at 7:05 p.m. (June 30, July 14, August 4,18, September 1).
The Aviators, 39-32, are currently on a seven-game Tennessee road trip that began in Nashville on June 12 and concluded on Tuesday, June 18 against the Memphis Redbirds, Triple-A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals. The PCL has a scheduled off day on Wednesday, June 19.
The Aviators organization have the proud distinction of being the longest enduring franchise in the history of professional sports in the state of Nevada. The franchise is playing in their 37th season in the Silver State as a member of the PCL.
LAS VEGAS AVIATORS LEAD TRIPLE-A BASEBALL IN HOME ATTENDANCE:
The Aviators lead Triple-A baseball (30 teams: 16 in PCL; 14 in International League) in total home attendance (331,988) and average (9,485 in 35 dates).
The Lehigh Valley IronPigs, Triple-A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies, lead the IL in total home attendance (295,463) and average (8,207 in 36 dates).
2019 LAS VEGAS BALLPARK ATTENDANCE: In 35 dates, Las Vegas total is 331,988 for an average of 9,485 (25 sellouts). The season-high sellout crowd was 12,111 vs. Tacoma on May 14 (Smokers Strike Out 16th Annual School Day Game). The Las Vegas franchise has reached the 300,000 plateau in "home" attendance in all 37 seasons (1983-2019). The all-time attendance total now stands at 12,332,999.
In 36 seasons at Cashman Field (1983-2016), the attendance total was 12,001,011.
LARGEST SINGLE SEASON HOME ATTENDANCE:
1992 387,815 72 dates 5,386 average
1993 386,310 71 dates 5,441 average
2008 374,780 71 dates 5,279 average
2007 371,676 72 dates 5,162 average
*1983 365,848 75 dates 4,878 average
2006 365,659 72 dates 5,079 average
The following is the schedule and promotions for the five-game homestand from June 20-24:
Thursday, June 20: $2 Beer Night, Proper identification is required, vs. Sacramento - performance by BirdZerk!
Friday, June 21: Post-Game Fireworks Show, presented by City National Bank, vs. Sacramento - Performance by ZOOperstars!
Saturday, June 22: *Finn the Bat Dog Bobblehead Night, presented by Southwest Gas, vs. Sacramento**
Sunday, June 23: Sunday Family Day vs. Sacramento
Monday, June 24: PRIDE NIGHT, homestand finale vs. Sacramento
*first 2,500 fans through the gates **YurView Cox Channel 14 (HD 1014)
Following the homestand, the Aviators will embark on a brief four-game road trip to Northern California beginning on Tuesday, June 25 against the Fresno Grizzlies, Triple-A affiliate of the Washington Nationals. The series will conclude on Friday, June 28.
The Aviators will broadcast all games on Lotus Broadcasting on NBC Sports Radio AM 920 'THE GAME', which will carry live all 140 regular season games. Also, all games will be available on the Aviators website (Major League Baseball Advanced Media, MLBAM) at www.aviatorslv.com. Russ Langer, the 10-time Nevada Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA), is in his 20th season behind the microphone calling Aviators baseball.
All Aviators games (home & away) will also be broadcast on MiLB.TV via aviatorslv.com.
Tickets for all Aviators home games can be purchased at Las Vegas Ballpark Box Office.
Box Office Hours:
Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday is closed
Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to end of game
Sunday day games (April - June) from 10 a.m. to end of game
Sunday night games (June - September) from noon to end of game
NOTE: Las Vegas Ballpark will call is located off Pavilion Center Drive near the main entrance to the ballpark, Will call is open 1.5 hours before the game and closed at the end of the game.
Tickets can also be purchased through Ticketmaster (1-800-745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com).
The Aviators will be offering a military and first responders discount through the team's partnership with GovX (www.govx.com) - - $5.00 off tickets through the website.
The individual game tickets for the 70-game home season are subject to dynamic pricing.
The pricing classifications are subject to change:
Home Plate Box ($35-$45)
Dugout Prime ($29-$39)
Dugout Box ($22-$32)
Outfield Prime ($18-$28)
Outfield Box ($15-$25)
4 Topps Corners ($50-$60)
Home Run Porch ($50-$60)
2019 Group Tickets are on sale and the phone number is (702) 943-7200.
Official licensed Aviators team merchandise is available at the Las Vegas Ballpark TEAM STORE and on the "Team Shop" section of the website.
This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.