By Nick Gale, WLS-AM 890
(CHICAGO) The Chicago White Sox are going to try and set a Guinness World Record and they need their fan’s help.
The White Sox are inviting fans and their dogs to the ballpark September 13 to try and set the Guinness World Record title for most dogs attending a sporting event. The Sox take on Cleveland that night with a 7:10 first pitch.
Reviewed by a Guinness officials, the title requires a minimum of 1,000 dogs to be present in the ballpark for the game. Additional instructions for fans who purchase Bark at the Park tickets will be shared prior to the game via email.
Tickets for Bark at the Park are available for $20, which include one human ticket and one dog ticket. Advance purchase of Bark at the Park tickets is required by Tuesday, September 6. Fans interested in purchasing tickets for Bark at the Park should e-mail DogDay@chisox.com.
The White Sox were the first major-league organization to create a dog-friendly day at the ballpark in 1996.