Attendance Review: 2011 Clearwater Threshers

Welcome to our sixth 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 2011 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 2011:

Home Games: 71

Total attendance: 177,117 (up 2.55% from 2010: 172,716)

Per Game Average: 2,567 (up 1.06% from 2010: 2,540)

Highest attended game: 7,169 on Sunday, July 3rd vs Lakeland

Lowest attended game: 1,007 on Wednesday, June 1st vs St. Lucie

Double headers: 1 (July 9th)

Cancellations: 0

Notable rehab assignments: Chase Utley, Jose Contreras, Roy Oswalt

Other notable appearances: None


(red shading = below annual average of 2,567)


2011 Threshers overall

By Month:

2011 Threshers by month chart

The following graph depicts the average attendance by month.

2011 Threshers by month graph

By Day of the Week:

2011 Threshers by day chart

Threshers attendance increased 61.8% on the weekends compared to their average Monday through Thursday attendance.

  • Mon-Thurs average attendance: 1,995
  • Fri-Sun average attendance: 3,228
  • Increase: 61.8%

The following graph depicts the average attendance by day.

2011 Threshers by day graph

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

2011 Threshers by day up percentage

By Opponent:

2011 Threshers by opponent

By Starting Pitcher:

2011 Threshers by starters

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.

2011 Threshers by starters up perct

Additional Clearwater Threshers Reviews:

2014 Clearwater Threshers Attendance Review
2010 Clearwater Threshers Attendance Review
2009 Clearwater Threshers Attendance Review
2008 Clearwater Threshers Attendance Review
2007 Clearwater Threshers Attendance Review

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