Giants Set Record For Hosting 50 Million Visitors In Fewest Seasons - NBC 7 San Diego

Giants Set Record For Hosting 50 Million Visitors In Fewest Seasons

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    Grace Witt, pictured here on July 11 at AT&T Park, was the Giants' 50 millionth visitor.

    The San Francisco Giants set the Major League Baseball record Saturday for hosting 50 million visitors in the fewest number of seasons, team officials said.

    The Giants hosted 50 million visitors in 16 seasons, surpassing the previous record set by the Baltimore Orioles. The Orioles had hosted 50 million visitors in 17 seasons, Giants' officials said.

    Cupertino resident Grace Witt was the 50 millionth visitor, entering Willie Mays Gate at about 6:20 p.m.

    Since 2000 when AT&T Park opened 50,013,059 visitors have stepped inside the home field of the Giants, according to team officials.