“Part of that is the fan experience...so they say ‘hey that was fun’ and they want to come back more often. The food, atmosphere, play on the field is part of that, our giveaways our promotions. So it’s a lot of things that all work together,” Vonachen says.
Opening day for the Peoria Chiefs is April 8th. Vonachen says the return of baseball season can also help people get beyond memories of the long, snowy winter in Central Illinois.