Attendance Review: 2009 Tampa Yankees

Welcome to our 3rd 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.

Tampa Yankees 2009:

Home Games: 69

Total attendance: 92,671 (up 6.68% from 2008: 86,870)

Average: 1,519.2 (up from 2008: 1,472.37)

Highest attended game: 4,760 on Friday, July 3rd vs Lakeland

Lowest attended game: 773 on Tuesday, June 2nd vs Charlotte

Low point of average attendance: April 22, Game 4 (1,370)

Double headers: 8 (May 15, May 21, June 18, June 28, July 10, July 21, Aug 17, Aug 18)

Cancellations: 2 (June 27 – Port St Lucie, Aug 19 – Daytona)

Notable rehab assignments: None

Other notable appearances: None


(red highlight = below annual average of 1,519.2)

By Month:

2009 Yankees by month

The following graph depicts the average attendance by month.

2009 Yankees by month graph

By Day:

2009 Yankees by day1

The following graph depicts the average attendance by day of the week.

2009 Yankees by day graph

By Opponent:

2009 Yankees by opponent

By Starting Pitcher:

2009 Yankees by starting pitcher

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