Friday, December 19, 2014

Attendance Review: 2013 Dunedin Blue Jays

Welcome to our 8th attendance review post on the Dunedin Blue Jays, minor league affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays. This post continues our series of looking back at trends in Tampa Bay area fan behavior since 2007.


The Dunedin Blue Jays began play in the Florida State League in 1987. After three seasons playing at Grant Field, the Dunedin Blue Jays moved to Florida Exchange Stadium in 1990. Florida Exchange Stadium is also the spring training home of the Toronto Blue Jays. The current population of Dunedin is 35,444.

Dunedin Blue Jays 2013:

Home Games: 68

Total attendance: 50,695 (down 4.51% from 2012: 53,091)

Average: 768 (down 7.47% from 2012: 830)

Highest attended game: 4,173 on Thursday, July 4th vs Clearwater

Lowest attended game: 206 on Sunday, July 7th vs Daytona

Low point of average attendance: Game 66, Aug 29th (753)

Double headers: 1 (Aug 13)

Cancellations: 1

Notable rehab assignments: Jose Reyes, Brett Lawrie, Josh Johnson, JA Happ, Darren Oliver

Other notable appearances: None

(red highlight = below annual average of 768)


By Month:

The following graph depicts the average attendance by month.

By Day:

Blue Jays attendance decreased 10% on the weekend compared to their average Monday through Thursday attendance.
  • Mon-Thurs average attendance: 806
  • Fri-Sun average attendance: 726
  • Difference: -10%

The following graph depicts the average attendance by day.

The following chart looks at how often daily attendance increases when compared to the day prior.

By Opponent:

By Starting Pitcher: