Attendance Review: 2012 Bradenton Marauders


Welcome to our fourth 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 2012 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 2012:

Home Games: 69

Total attendance: 101,528 (down 0.9% from 2011: 102,491)

Per Game Average: 1,515 (down 0.98% from 2011: 1,530)

Highest attended game: 5,126 on Monday, June 18th vs St Lucie

Lowest attended game: 537 on Wednesday, May 30th vs Fort Myers

Double headers: 2 (July 14th, Aug 28th)

Cancellations: 1

Notable rehab assignments: None

Other notable appearances: None


(red highlight = below annual average of 1,515)


2012 Marauders attendance overall

By Month:

2012 Marauders by month chart

The following graph depicts the average attendance by month.

2012 Marauders by month graph

By Day of the Week:

2012 Marauders by day chart

Marauders attendance increased 11.5% on the weekends compared to their average Monday through Thursday attendance.

  • Mon-Thurs average attendance: 1,441
  • Fri-Sun average attendance: 1,607
  • Increase: 11.5%

The following graph depicts the average attendance by day.

2012 Marauders by day graph

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

2012 Marauders by day chart up perct

By Opponent:

2012 Marauders by opponent

By Starting Pitcher:

2012 Marauders by starters

The following 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.

2012 Marauders by starters up

Additional Bradenton Marauders Reviews:

Attendance Review: 2014 Bradenton Marauders
Attendance Review: 2011 Bradenton Marauders
Attendance Review: 2010 Bradenton Marauders

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