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Successful first day of ticket sales for New Britain Bees

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New Britain Bees team's mascot Sting greets fans on Saturday. (WFSB) New Britain Bees team's mascot Sting greets fans on Saturday. (WFSB)
NEW BRITAIN, CT (WFSB) -

Tickets for the New Britain Bees’ inaugural season went on sale Saturday.

Officials told Eyewitness News they had a great turnout and about 250 people lined up at the park's box office starting at 5:30 a.m.

About 3,000 tickets were sold on Saturday.

Fans in line also got a first look at the team's mascot Sting was also unveiled on Saturday.   

"After a long search for our first-ever mascot, Sting will be a welcome addition to our roster. We took suggestions from fan feedback as well as direction from Scollon in creating his character. He made an impressive debut earlier today and we look forward to seeing him in action on and off the field this season and beyond," Bees GM Patrick Day said in a release on Saturday. 

If you couldn't get down to the box office on Saturday, online ticket sales kick off Sunday at 10 a.m. People can email info@nbbees.com or call 860-826-BEES (2337) for season ticket holders. 

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