2016 Bradenton Marauders Attendance Review

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Welcome to our fifth attendance review of 2016 and our seventh 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 2016 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 2016:

Home Games: 67

Total attendance: 87,149 (down 15.32% from 2015: 102,913)

Per Game Average: 1,340 (down 10.13% from 2015: 1,491)

Highest attended game: 5,923 on Saturday, April 9th vs Fort Myers

Lowest attended game: 456 on Tuesday, August 31st vs Jupiter

Double headers: 2 (May 27, Aug 28)

Cancellations: 1

Average time of game: 2 hours, 41 minutes

Notable rehab assignments: Justin Masterson

Other notable appearances: None

Breakdown:

(red highlight = below annual average of 1,340)

Overall:

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Marauders Top 10 Attended Games:

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By Month:

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The following graph depicts the average attendance by month.

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By Day of the Week:

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Marauders attendance increased 40% on the weekends compared to their average Monday through Thursday attendance.

  • Mon-Thurs average attendance: 820
  • Fri-Sun average attendance: 2,028
  • Increase: 40%

The following graph depicts the average attendance by day.

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

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By Opponent:

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By Starting Pitcher:

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The following chart depicts how attendance varied 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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Additional Bradenton Marauders Reviews:

Attendance Review: 2015 Bradenton Marauders
Attendance Review: 2014 Bradenton Marauders
Attendance Review: 2013 Bradenton Marauders
Attendance Review: 2012 Bradenton Marauders
Attendance Review: 2011 Bradenton Marauders
Attendance Review: 2010 Bradenton Marauders

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