Full houses at Wrigley Field no longer the norm

As the sun peeked through the back of the left field grandstand and the temperature dipped to a comfortable 72 degrees, Wrigley Field again seemed like the ideal place to spend a summer evening.

However, even that landscape and freakishly good Tim Lincecum(notes) and the reigning World Series champion San Francisco Giants could not help fill the seats at one of baseball’s most historic venues.

When Ryan Dempster(notes) delivered his first pitch to Andres Torres(notes), sections 438 and 538 at the end of the upper deck in right were completely empty. Not even $1 hot dogs could entice more than 44 people to take up space in the upper portion of the center field bleachers after Torres struck out.

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