The 2017 season was another banner year for attendance at Chillicothe Paints home games.
The 25th season for the Paints at VA Memorial Stadium had them ranked first among Prospect League franchises for an eighth time in nine seasons.
In a release by the Paints the franchise hosted an average of 1,959 fans per game, most in franchise history and second-most in Prospect League history.
“We are grateful and humbled to once again lead the Prospect League in attendance,” said Chillicothe Paints managing partner Bryan Wickline. “This 25th season was a special one for the Paints.”
This season, Chillicothe also set a new franchise and Prospect League attendance record with a season-total attendance of 58,755 over 30 home games.
According to a list compiled by Ballpark Digest (www.ballparkdigest.com) of summer collegiate teams from across the country, the Paints ranked 10th in the nation in terms of total attendance. Chillicothe ranked 12th in terms of average attendance.