Attendance Review: 2012 Dunedin Blue Jays

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Welcome to our 7th attendance review post on the Dunedin Blue Jays, minor league affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays. This post continues our series of looking back at trends in Tampa Bay area fan behavior since 2007.

Background:

The Dunedin Blue Jays began play in the Florida State League in 1987. After three seasons playing at Grant Field, the Dunedin Blue Jays moved to Florida Exchange Stadium in 1990. Florida Exchange Stadium is also the spring training home of the Toronto Blue Jays. The current population of Dunedin is 35,444.

Dunedin Blue Jays 2012:

Home Games: 70

Total attendance: 53,091  (up 23% from 2011: 43,148)

Average: 830 (up 27% from 2011: 654)

Highest attended game: 4,653 on Wednesday, July 4th vs Daytona

Lowest attended game: 406 on Sunday, August 5th vs Daytona

Low point of average attendance: Game 16, May 9th (678)

Double headers: 3 (Jun 25, Aug 28, Aug 29)

Cancellations: 2

Notable rehab assignments: Vladimir Guerrero (May 27 – May 30)

Other notable appearances: None

Breakdown:

(red highlight = below annual average of 830)

Overall:

2012 Dunedin overall attendance

By Month:

2012 Dunedin by month chart

The following graph depicts the average attendance by month.

2012 Dunedin by month graph

By Day:

2012 Dunedin by day chart

Blue Jays attendance increased 3% on the weekend compared to their average Monday through Thursday attendance.

  • Mon-Thurs average attendance: 824
  • Sat-Sun average attendance: 867
  • Difference: +3%

The following graph depicts the average attendance by day.

2012 Dunedin by day graph

The following chart looks at how often daily attendance increases when compared to the day prior.

2012 Dunedin by day up percentage

By Opponent:

2012 Dunedin by opponent

By Starting Pitcher:

2012 Dunedin by starting pitcher

For other years, see:

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