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Texas Rangers: Decline in single-game ticket sales has cost the Rangers an estimated $54 million in revenue since 2012 | SportsDay

Some people should NOT be allowed anywhere near a calculator.

In 2012, coming off a second consecutive World Series appearance, the Rangers set a club record with 3,460,280 tickets sold. They followed that with 3,178,273 tickets sold in 2013.

The drop from 2012 to this season is 1,353,173. That is the 10th-largest decrease within a seven-season window in baseball history.

Using the $40-per-ticket estimate, that also translates to a revenue shortfall of $54 million.

Edited by Jim.

Jim Furtado Posted: October 11, 2018 at 10:56 AM | 3 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Pasta-diving Jeter (jmac66) Posted: October 11, 2018 at 11:27 AM (#5764586)
In 2012, coming off a second consecutive World Series appearance,the Rangers set a club record with 3,460,280 tickets sold.

2012 was a complete outlier. It's a bit silly (and dishonest) to use that year as a baseline for expectations
   2. Rusty Priske Posted: October 11, 2018 at 02:00 PM (#5764688)
Silly and dishonest are nice ways to put it.

'A straight up lie' is another way.
   3. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: October 11, 2018 at 03:02 PM (#5764731)
Do you think a large for-profit enterprise would do that? Just lie?

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