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Reds affiliate sets sellouts record

Updated: July 9, 2011, 10:39 PM ET
Associated Press

DAYTON, Ohio -- The Dayton Dragons have set the record for consecutive sellouts by a pro franchise in North America -- and there is no end in sight.

An overflow crowd of 8,688 witnessed the 815th straight sellout at Fifth Third Field on Saturday night, when the Dragons surpassed the mark set by the NBA's Portland Trail Blazers from 1977-95.

"This is more important than just the Dayton Dragons," general manager Gary Mayse said. "This is about the fans, community base, the businesses, ...

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