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Quick facts about the Colorado Springs Sky Sox

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Some quick facts about the Brewers new Triple-A affiliate.

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MILB.com, Sky Sox website

Founded: 1988
Colors: Red, white, and navy blue (adopted starting in 2009)
Mascot: Sox the Fox
Elevation: 6,531 feet (highest professional ballpark in the US)
Previously known as: Honolulu Islanders (1961-1987), Sacramento Solons (1918-1960), Portland Browns (1903-1917)

Ballpark: Security Service Field (1988-present, 8,500 capacity)
Construction Cost: $3.7 million (1988)
Renovation Cost: $6.5 million (2005)

Ownership: Elmore Sports Group
Other Teams Owned: San Antonio Missions (Double-A), Inland Empire 66ers (Single-A), Eugene Emeralds (Rookie), Idaho Falls Chukars (Rookie), Helena Brewers (Rookie)

League: Pacific Coast League
Conference: American Conference
Division: North Division
Tiles: 1992, 1995

Driving Distance to Miller Park: 1,059 Miles (approx. 16 hours)
Number of Daily Nonstop Flights between Milwaukee and Denver: 7

Previous affiliations

Team Years
Cleveland Indians 1988-1992
Colorado Rockies 1993-2014

Advertising

Advertising Type Cost
Full-Page Ad in Ballpark Magazine $3,500
Ticket Back Ad (1 out of every 4 tickets) $3,750
Pocket Schedule Inside Panel $4,000
Outfield Wall Single Sign $5,700
Digital Ribbon Sign $6,000
Full-Season Radio with 4 Spots/Game $6,912
Sign on Dugout Top $7,750
Scoreboard Panel Sign $20,000

Ticket Options

Ticket Type Cost/Game
Lower Level $13 ($11 for children/seniors/military)
Upper Level $10 ($8 for children/seniors/military)
Suite Rental $750 (12 tickets with catering)
Hot Tub Ticket $300 (8 tickets with catering and champagne)

Recent Seasons

Year Record Finish R/G Scored R/G Allowed Attendance
2014 53-91 4th in American North 4.44 (15th of 16) 5.83 (15th of 16) 350,374 (12th of 16)
2013 67-76 3rd in Pacific North 5.22 (6th of 16) 5.85 (16th of 16) 326,374 (14th of 16)
2012 75-69 2nd in Pacific North 5.61 (5th of 16) 5.52 (12th of 16) 334,245 (12th of 16)
2011 64-80 3rd in Pacific North 6.47 (2nd of 16) 6.98 (16th of 16) 339,009 (15th of 16)
2010 64-79 3rd in Pacific North 5.43 (6th of 16) 5.97 (14th of 16) 328,003 (14th of 16)

Information obtained from the Colorado Springs Sky Sox official site, the team marketing guideWikipedia page, and Baseball-Reference.