Attendance

  • Like The Rays, The Reds Have Struggled At Box Office, But Are Coming On Strong

    Like The Rays, The Reds Have Struggled At Box Office, But Are Coming On Strong

    August 2, 2010 at 11:30 am 4 comments

    Back in June we wondered why the national media has been so critical of the Rays attendance and yet they appeared to be giving the Reds attendance problems a pass. Now comes word, that like the Rays, the second-place Reds are starting to see the team’s success pay off in […]

     
  • Where Is National Condemnation Of Rays Attendance Now?

    Where Is National Condemnation Of Rays Attendance Now?

    July 30, 2010 at 11:00 am 9 comments

    First came news that all three games of the Rays-Yankees series was sold out. Sure Alex Rodriguez’ pursuit of 600 has a little to do with that. But still, it is the first time in franchise history that the Rays have sold out three consecutive home game. And then came […]

     
  • Tracking The Rays 2010 Attendance: It’s Getting Worse

    Tracking The Rays 2010 Attendance: It’s Getting Worse

    July 13, 2010 at 7:27 am 8 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… […]

     
  • Tracking The Rays 2010 Attendance

    Tracking The Rays 2010 Attendance

    June 14, 2010 at 10:00 am 3 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… […]

     
  • Can’t Come Up With An Original Thought? Make A Joke About Rays Attendance!

    June 10, 2010 at 11:00 am 4 comments

    Larry Dobrow is the latest to play the stereotype-card and make a lame Rays attendance “joke.” Keep in mind, this is a piece on utility players that are having a good season. What does that have to do with Rays attendance? We have no idea. But here is the note […]

     
  • Where Is Outrage Over Cincinnati Reds Attendance?

    Where Is Outrage Over Cincinnati Reds Attendance?

    June 8, 2010 at 12:00 pm 9 comments

    Two weeks ago, Peter Gammons called the Rays attendance “shameful” and remarked that the Rays should be drawing 30,000 fans a game. This was after Gammons previously wrote that the Rays should move to New Jersey or Connecticut. Joe Sherman of the New York Post also called for the Rays […]

     
  • Tracking The Rays 2010 Attendance

    Tracking The Rays 2010 Attendance

    May 31, 2010 at 10:23 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… […]

     
  • Gammons On Rays Attendance: It’s Shameful

    May 19, 2010 at 1:44 pm 37 comments

    Earlier today we wrote about Peter Gammons’ (incorrect) comments about the local ratings for the Rays and the Yankees. We reached out to Gammons to see if his thoughts on the Rays had changed now that he knows his information was incorrect. They haven’t. And in fact, his response was even […]

     
  • Gammons Backpedals From Comments On Rays Ratings

    May 19, 2010 at 11:50 am 12 comments

    Yesterday, Peter Gammons appeared on “The Dan Patrick Show” and had the following exchange with Dan Patrick (you can here the full audio here)… DP: Is there a better rivalry with the Yankees and Rays than the Yanks and Red Sox? PG: No, because the Rays can’t…the Rays might draw […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Emo Squeeze, A Mighty Bullpen And The Junkyard Dogs

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss The Emo Squeeze, A Mighty Bullpen And The Junkyard Dogs

    May 18, 2010 at 7:21 am 16 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. THE GOOD: Junkyard Dogs. You gotta love this team. They ain’t a bunch of poodlefied rich brats in pinstripes. These guys are much more like Junkyard […]