Attendance

  • Rays Season-Ticket Sales Staff: 4th Best In Baseball

    May 24, 2011 at 2:06 pm 5 comments

    This seems to contradict the conspiracy theories out there that the Rays don’t want to sell tickets, thus forcing a move out of St. Pete.

     
  • A Glimmer Of Hope For Rays Attendance?

    A Glimmer Of Hope For Rays Attendance?

    May 17, 2011 at 8:00 am 9 comments

    A Glimmer Of Hope For Rays Attendance?

     
  • Rays Attendance Drop Is Unmatched

    May 13, 2011 at 11:56 am 14 comments

    Earlier this week we saw that that Rays attendance is down nearly 30 percent compared to the same point last season. Here is a look at how that compares to the rest of Major League Baseball. [Business Insider] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Rays Attendance Is Down 30 Percent

    Rays Attendance Is Down 30 Percent

    May 6, 2011 at 11:30 am 17 comments

    From time to time we are going to take a look at the 2011 attendance and see how this season stacks up against last year and average attendance in Major League Baseball. Click “Read the rest” below for notes on the attendance… Notes on the 2011 attendance… In 2010, Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Unfair Hockey Comparisons

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Unfair Hockey Comparisons

    April 26, 2011 at 6:21 am 9 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. click above image for boxscore In his latest blog, Tom Jones writes about the TV rating for the Rays as compared to the Lightning, who are […]

     
  • Lightning Sell Tickets In Spite Of Local Economy

    April 19, 2011 at 1:40 pm 4 comments

    Yesterday, Tampa Bay Lightning CEO Todd Leiweke went on “Happy Hour with JP Peterson.” Among the topics discussed was the strong attendance figures for the Lightning at The St. Pete Times Forum which were up 12 percent this season. And how are the Bolts able to sell tickets in this economic climate? Leiweke […]

     
  • Postgame Shot Of Joe: It’s Still Better Than Golf

    Postgame Shot Of Joe: It’s Still Better Than Golf

    April 10, 2011 at 3:52 pm 22 comments

    What can Joe say about a game when the most interesting part was seeing Merlot Joe going all Billy Martin and trying to toss all four umps after he himself got run, then Merlot Joe made a curtain call to get in some more choice words? Joe hopes the good […]

     
  • Weekend Opening Means Attendance Boost For Rays

    April 4, 2011 at 11:42 am 0 comments

    Over at Business Insider, I took a look at what moving opening day up a few days meant for attendance in Major League Baseball. In short, opening on the weekend, helped MLB avoid the typical game two attendance drop many teams would normally experience. This was true for the Rays […]

     
  • ESPN Is Already In Mid-Season Form When It Comes To Rays

    ESPN Is Already In Mid-Season Form When It Comes To Rays

    March 31, 2011 at 9:30 am 6 comments

    The season hasn’t even started, and yet take a look at what ESPN.com considers one of the big stories heading into the season (click on the image for a larger version; thanks Aaron)… Just think. Just 25 more weeks of this crap. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Bay Area Attendance Problems Extend To Lightning

    Bay Area Attendance Problems Extend To Lightning

    January 13, 2011 at 3:30 pm 29 comments

    Last night, the Lightning beat the Washington Capitals 3-0 in a battle for first place in the Southeast Division. Paid attendance was 18,135 which is only 91.8% capacity for The St. Pete Times Forum. On the year, the first place Lightning are 18th in the NHL in attendance, averaging 16,856 […]