Attendance Review: 2012 Clearwater Threshers

Welcome to our seventh 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 2012 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 2012:

Home Games: 70

Total attendance: 177,297 (up 0.1% from 2011: 177,117)

Per Game Average: 2,570 (up 0.12% from 2011: 2,567)

Highest attended game: 8,993 on Tuesday, July 3rd vs Brevard County

Lowest attended game: 1,174 on Sunday, May 20th vs Jupiter

Double headers: 1 (August 21st)

Cancellations: 0

Notable rehab assignments: Chase Utley, Jim Thome, Placido Polanco, Roy Halladay

Other notable appearances: None


(red shading = below annual average of 2,570)


2012 Clearwater Threshers overall

By Month:

2012 Clearwater Threshers by month

The following graph depicts the average attendance by month.

2012 Clearwater Threshers by month graph

By Day of the Week:

2012 Clearwater Threshers by day

Threshers attendance increased 33.6% on the weekends compared to their average Monday through Thursday attendance.

  • Mon-Thurs average attendance: 2,252
  • Fri-Sun average attendance: 3,008
  • Increase: 33.6%

The following graph depicts the average attendance by day.

2012 Clearwater Threshers by day graph

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

2012 Clearwater Threshers by day percentage

By Opponent:

2012 Clearwater Threshers by opponent

By Starting Pitcher:

2012 Clearwater Threshers by starter

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.

2012 Clearwater Threshers by starter percentage

Additional Clearwater Threshers Reviews:

2014 Clearwater Threshers Attendance Review
2011 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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