Attendance

  • Longoria And Price On Tonight’s Crowd: Embarrassing (Update)

    Longoria And Price On Tonight’s Crowd: Embarrassing (Update)

    September 27, 2010 at 10:55 pm 40 comments

    [Update] David Price gave one of those half-hearted apologies. You know the kind that usually starts, “if what I did bothered you, then…” If I offended anyone I apologize I did not think it was gonna turn into this… We’re not sure what kind of reaction Price was expecting after […]

     
  • Well, The Rays Attendance Problems Could Be Worse

    Well, The Rays Attendance Problems Could Be Worse

    September 27, 2010 at 10:00 am 9 comments

    The Rays may *only* average 23,000 fans per game, but at least they don’t have to resort to fake fans. That is what one Italian soccer team has done recently… For the first time in four years, nearly every seat in the “Colaussi” stand, which runs along one side of […]

     
  • St. Pete Mayor Says Bucs Prove Tampa Does Not Guarantee More Fans

    September 14, 2010 at 9:30 am 18 comments

    How much of a role does the economy play in the lack of attendance at Rays games? St. Pete Mayor Bill Foster thinks it plays a huge role and he points to the Bucs non-sellout on Sunday as evidence… “There’s no reason, of all 16 games, that opening day isn’t […]

     
  • Joe Maddon Can’t Help Himself, Strokes The Attendance Fire

    Joe Maddon Can’t Help Himself, Strokes The Attendance Fire

    September 13, 2010 at 9:05 am 30 comments

    We fully expect every national media outlet to comment on the attendance at The Trop for the next three days. We just didn’t know we would have to listen to Joe Maddon bitch about the attendance before the games even happen… “In a baseball sense, [having good seats still available] […]

     
  • When Tis Noble to Boo

    When Tis Noble to Boo

    September 5, 2010 at 4:20 pm 12 comments

    There is a well-worn cliché that baseball is a game of failure. It is a game where even the greatest hitters of all-time fail in more than 60% of their attempts. It is a game where most teams lose 33% of their games and there are years when 50% is […]

     
  • Would A Bullet Train Solve The Rays Attendance Woes?

    Would A Bullet Train Solve The Rays Attendance Woes?

    September 3, 2010 at 9:00 am 13 comments

    On September 16, the St. Pete City Council is going to vote on a resolution to build a high-speed train between Orlando and St. Pete. “Connecting St. Petersburg with the 25 million annual visitors to Disney is a game changing event for our economy and for the future of baseball […]

     
  • Tracking The Rays 2010 Attendance

    Tracking The Rays 2010 Attendance

    September 2, 2010 at 9:00 am 12 comments

    From time to time we are going to take a look at the 2010 attendance and see how this season stacks up against last year and whether the Rays can reach their goal of being average (in attendance). Notes on the attendance follow the graph… Notes on the 2010 attendance… […]

     
  • Why The Rays Record Has Little To Do With Attendance

    Why The Rays Record Has Little To Do With Attendance

    September 1, 2010 at 10:30 am 22 comments

    Everywhere you turned yesterday, people were dumping on the Tampa Bay area for the lack of attendance at The Trop on Monday night. One example is Dari Nowkhah, a sportscaster for ESPN, who said the following (via Twitter)… 11,000 at last night’s #Rays game. 31 games over .500. Pathetic. Why […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Dan Johnson, Bossman’s Power And Red Sox Roadkill

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Dan Johnson, Bossman’s Power And Red Sox Roadkill

    August 30, 2010 at 8:05 am 23 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. RAYS 5, RED SOX 3 THE GOOD: Red Sox Roadkill. According to CoolStandings.com the Red Sox still have a 6.2% shot at making the playoffs. That’s […]

     
  • Tracking The Rays 2010 Attendance

    Tracking The Rays 2010 Attendance

    August 6, 2010 at 11:00 am 2 comments

    From time to time we are going to take a look at the 2010 attendance and see how this season stacks up against last year and whether the Rays can reach their goal of being average (in attendance). Notes on the attendance follow the graph… Notes on the 2010 attendance… […]