Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


Contributors

Jim Furtado
Founder & Publisher
Repoz
Editor - Baseball Primer

Syndicate

Attendance Newsbeat

Sunday, June 07, 2015

Attendance Update and the Angels’ Latest PR Mess | FanGraphs Baseball

That same search also revealed many cheap tickets, some as low as five dollars, for an upcoming Saturday night game. The Angels have not priced out fans from lower socioeconomic classes from entering the game, but they apparently do want their well-off fans to know that the club is marketing to the rich and trying to prevent their less well-off fans from intermingling.

Jim Furtado Posted: June 07, 2015 at 08:39 AM | 14 comment(s)
  Beats: angels, attendance

Saturday, June 06, 2015

Angels attendance is way down, Arte doesn’t care

Per game attendance is down at Angel Stadium by 4,300 fans. That’s compared to their numbers last year, but if you want to compare it to the height of Red October days, then that number is closer to 8,000. The benchmark for every season since 2002 was 3 million Angels fans passing through the turnstiles every year, and from these early estimates, they are not going to be hitting that mark. Are the Angels worried? Well, if Robert Alvarado, the VP of marketing and ticket sales is to believe, then no, they’re not worried.

Halofan Posted: June 06, 2015 at 01:35 AM | 13 comment(s)
  Beats: angels, attendance, tickets

Thursday, May 14, 2015

DRaysBay: The Rays attendance problem is getting worse

With the help of savvy scheduling, the Rays are hosting the Yankees mid-week, and normally that’s a strong draw, but it’s supposedly a doubly-strong draw with A-Rod in the house and the Yankees leading the division. The Tampa Bay community is saturated with Yankees fans of old, so the numbers were anticipated to be decent this week. Instead, the opposite has happened:

- Attendance was at it’s lowest ever in franchise history for a Yankees game on Tuesday night, at 10,619.

- Then last night, the attendance was announced at 10,417 for the new all-time low featuring New York.

Of course, last night’s number was surely compounded by the Tampa Bay Lightning hosting Montreal and winning their division in the Stanley Cup playoffs, but the number is still rather close to Tuesday’s figure when the hockey team was travelling. Unless fan interests intersect directly with the NBA playoffs, of which the closest team playing is 500 miles away, then there’s not a good excuse.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: May 14, 2015 at 03:18 PM | 4 comment(s)
  Beats: attendance, montreal, rays, stadium

 

 

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Los Angeles El Hombre de Anaheim
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogTrade Chatter - 2015 Deadline
(504 - 9:15pm, Jul 30)
Last: Dock Ellis on Acid

NewsblogOMNICHATTER 7-30-2015
(64 - 9:13pm, Jul 30)
Last: cardsfanboy

NewsblogOT: Monthly NBA Thread - July 2015
(1697 - 9:08pm, Jul 30)
Last: Tom Cervo, backup catcher

NewsblogBaseball Hall of Fame to eliminate some inactive voters
(67 - 9:06pm, Jul 30)
Last: cardsfanboy

NewsblogRangers Get a New Ace in Cole Hamels
(32 - 8:59pm, Jul 30)
Last: Dock Ellis on Acid

NewsblogOT - 2015 College Football Pre-Season Thread
(4 - 8:56pm, Jul 30)
Last: i'm only STEAGLES when it's complicated

NewsblogOTP - July 2015: Winning the Political Game: Politics is More Like Baseball Than Football
(6038 - 8:56pm, Jul 30)
Last: JE (Jason)

NewsblogDodgers To Acquire Latos, Wood, Jim Johnson In 3-Team Deal; Olivera To Braves - MLB Trade Rumors
(70 - 8:56pm, Jul 30)
Last: Joyful Calculus Instructor

NewsblogJon Heyman on Twitter: "carlos gomez and mike fiers go to houston"
(3 - 8:18pm, Jul 30)
Last: Batman

NewsblogPirates acquire Joakim Soira from Tigers | MLB.com
(1 - 7:51pm, Jul 30)
Last: BDC

NewsblogLet’s make a steal | NBC SportsWorld
(9 - 7:32pm, Jul 30)
Last: Rennie's Tenet

NewsblogMets Continue to Act Like Small-Market Team | FanGraphs Baseball
(54 - 7:16pm, Jul 30)
Last: Dog on the sidewalk

NewsblogMets-Brewers nix deal for Carlos Gomez | MLB.com
(14 - 7:11pm, Jul 30)
Last: ReggieThomasLives

NewsblogIndians, Cardinals believed to be working on significant trade - MLB Daily Dish
(37 - 7:04pm, Jul 30)
Last: Squash

NewsblogBBTF 2015 Shooty Memorial Softball Meet-up!
(338 - 5:43pm, Jul 30)
Last: JE (Jason)

Page rendered in 0.1990 seconds
57 querie(s) executed