DHL All-Star FanFest Sets All-time Attedance Record
SAN FRANCISCO, July 11, 2007 – Major League baseball today announced that All-Star Week FanFest set an attendance record in the host city of San Francisco. The 2007 DHL All-Star FanFest drew more than 125,000 people to Moscone West, the largest crowd in the show’s 17-year history. Last year's event was held in Pittsburgh, Pa., and drew 106,000.
A record-setting number of fans lined the streets outside of Moscone West to enjoy the interactive theme park in West spread out over 300,000 square feet. This year, DHL All-Star FanFest featured appearances from San Francisco Giants fan favorites including J.T. Snow and current players like David Wright and Nick Swisher, as well as opportunities for fans to meet legends including Cal Ripken, Tony Gwynn, Harmon Killebrew, Rollie Fingers and Luis Aparico. Throughout the event fans of all ages enjoyed more than 40 interactive activities and historical exhibits such as life size video batting and pitching cages, memorabilia from National Baseball Hall of Fame and baseball trivia challenges.
The Moscone Center is owned by the City and County of San Francisco and privately managed by SMG.