Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Attendance Review: 2010 Bradenton Marauders

Welcome to our second attendance review of the Bradenton Marauders. This post continues our series of looking back at trends in Tampa Bay area fan behavior since 2007. Today we look at the home attendance of the 2010 Bradenton Marauders.

Overview: The Bradenton Marauders began play in the Florida State League in 2010. The Marauders play their home games at McKechnie Field. McKechnie Field is also the spring training home of the Pittsburgh Pirates. In 2013, the population of Bradenton was 51,763.

Bradenton Marauders 2010:

Home Games: 68

Total attendance: 51,856

Per Game Average: 823

Highest attended game: 3,353 on Saturday, May 1st vs Charlotte

Lowest attended game: 446 on Monday, May 24th vs Fort Myers

Double headers: 5 (June 22nd, July 24th, Aug 15, Aug 26, Aug 28)

Cancellations: 1

Notable rehab assignments: None

Other notable appearances: None

(red highlight = below annual average of 823)


By Month:

The following graph depicts the average attendance by month.

By Day of the Week:

Marauders attendance increased 26% on the weekends compared to their average Monday through Thursday attendance.
  • Mon-Thurs average attendance: 723
  • Fri-Sun average attendance: 972
  • Increase: 26%

The following graph depicts the average attendance by day.

The following chart shows how often each day outdrew the game prior.

By Opponent:

By Starting Pitcher:

The following chart depicts how attendance reacted from one starter to the next. If a pitcher is a great draw, the percentage between he and the prior starter should be higher.

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