PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Philadelphia Phillies have sold more than three million single game tickets for next season’s home games.

Single game tickets for Phillies games at Citizens Bank Park went on sale Thursday morning at 8:30 a.m. and just like last year, fans began lining up at the advance ticket windows, some got there as early as Wednesday afternoon.

“Once again, our fans have shown tremendous passion for their home team and are more than ready for Phillies baseball,” said John Weber, Phillies Vice President, Ticket Sales & Operations. “In total, over 70,000 single game tickets were sold today, and 3.1 million tickets have been sold to date for the 2012 season. Tickets to the majority of our home games are still available, and we encourage our fans to visit”

Fans are able to purchase tickets online 24 hours a day at, Monday – Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. by calling Phillies Ticket Services at 215-463-1000, or in person at the First Base Gate ticket windows at Citizens Bank Park, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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