|Published:||Apr 01, 2013 5:59 PM EDT|
|Updated:||Apr 01, 2013 6:38 PM EDT|
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- It's Opening Day of baseball season which means spring training has come to an end in Southwest Florida.
But both the Minnesota Twins and Boston Red Sox enjoyed successful 2013 spring training seasons.
In total, more than 270,000 people enjoyed a spring training game in Lee County.
The Twins boosted the team's largest single game attendance record with about 8,300 people.
The Red Sox sold out every Grapefruit League game in their second season at JetBlue Park.
Katie Haas with the Red Sox says, "it just shows the passion of Red Sox fans and the enjoyment they have out here because it's not just baseball, we have a lot of entertainment options and a lot of local food vendors. It's a mini Fenway park so it's very special. It's amazing to see how many loyal fans we have whether they're from New England or Lee County that come out and support us each and every year."
This is the 13th consecutive season the Twins have brought more than 100,000 fans to Hammond Stadium, with total attendance at 113,845 people.
The Red Sox had a total attendance of 164,840 and averaged about 9,600 per game.
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