Attendance Review: 2010 Clearwater Threshers

Welcome to our fifth attendance review of the Clearwater Threshers. 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 Clearwater Threshers.

Overview: The Clearwater Threshers began play in the Florida State League in 1985. The Threshers moved to Bright House Field in 2004. Bright House Field is also the spring training home of the Philadelphia Phillies. In 2013, the population of Clearwater was 109,703.

Clearwater Threshers 2010:

Home Games: 71

Total attendance: 172,716 (up 1.86% from 2009: 169,559)

Per Game Average: 2,540 (up 1.84% from 2009: 2,494)

Highest attended game: 7,947 on Friday, April 30th vs Daytona

Lowest attended game: 1,105 on Sunday, July 11 vs Daytona

Double headers: 2 (Aug 16, Sept 1)

Cancellations: 1 (Aug 23)

Notable rehab assignments: Jimmy Rollins, Chase Utley, Brad Lidge, Placido Polanco

Other notable appearances: None


(red shading = below annual average of 2,540)


2010 Threshers overall attendance

By Month:

2010 Threshers by month

The following graph depicts the average attendance by month.

2010 Threshers by month graph

By Day of the Week:

2010 Threshers by day1

Threshers attendance increased 62.5% on the weekends compared to their average Monday through Thursday attendance.

  • Mon-Thurs average attendance: 1,957
  • Fri-Sun average attendance: 3,180
  • Increase: 62.5%

The following graph depicts the average attendance by day.

2010 Threshers by day graph

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

2010 Threshers by day1 up pct

By Opponent:

2010 Threshers by opponent

By Starting Pitcher:

2010 Threshers by starting pitcher

This 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.

2010 Threshers by starting pitcher up pct

Additional Clearwater Threshers Reviews:

2014 Clearwater Threshers Attendance Review
2009 Clearwater Threshers Attendance Review
2008 Clearwater Threshers Attendance Review
2007 Clearwater Threshers Attendance Review

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