Welcome to our first attendance review post on the Tampa Yankees, minor league affiliate of the New York Yankees.
The Tampa Yankees began play in 1994. After two seasons playing at the University of South Florida, the Tampa Yankees moved to Legends Field, a stadium built across the street from Raymond James Stadium, home of the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Legends Field was renamed Steinbrenner Field in 2008.
Our attendance review begins in 2007.
Tampa Yankees 2007:
Home Games: 70
Total attendance: 123,829
Highest attended game: 10,257 – Friday, May 18th vs Fort Myers. (Roger Clemens rehab start)
Lowest attended game: 706 on April 17 vs Clearwater.
Low point of average attendance: April 17, Game 4 (856.50)
Double headers: 2 (July 17, August 3)
Cancellations: 1 (May 8 vs Daytona)
Notable rehab assignments: Roger Clemens (May 18), Chien-Ming Wang (April 19).
Other notable appearances: Kei Igawa debut (May 19)
(red highlights = below annual average of 1,848.19)
The following graph depicts the average attendance by month.
The following graph depicts the average attendance by day.
By Starting Pitcher: