Attendance Review: 2012 Tampa Bay Rays


This is the sixth of a series of attendance reviews we will do on this site. Today we will look at the home attendance of the 2012 Tampa Bay Rays.

For a look at the 2011 Rays attendance, click here. For a look at the 2010 Rays attendance, click here. For a look at the 2009 Rays attendance, click here. For a look at the 2008 Rays attendance, click here. For a look at the 2007 Devil Rays attendance, click here.

Total attendance: 1,559,682

Per Game Average: 19,255.33

Highest attended games: 2 x 34,078 (Opening Day 4/6 vs NYY, 4/7 vs NYY.)

Lowest attended game: 9,458 on Mon, April 30 vs SEA.

Lowest point of average attendance: May 21, Game 22 (19,163.15)


(yellow highlights = below annual average of 19,255.33)

(Up % = Percentage of games where attendance for that variable was higher than the previous game at Tropicana Field. For example, if Monday attendance was 18,000 and Tuesday was 18,001, Tuesday = up. Also, if 10,000 fans attended a James Shields game and 15,000 fans attended a David Price game the next day, Price = up. Opening Day is neither up nor down.)

By Month:

2012 Rays by month

By Day of the Week:

2012 Rays by day of the week

By Opponent:

2012 Rays by opponent

By Starting Pitcher:

2012 Rays by pitcher

By Promotion:

2012 Rays by promotion

Day Game / Night Game Splits:

2012 Rays day night splits

(Note: Day weekdays include Opening Day, July 4th, and Labor Day games.)

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3 comments for “Attendance Review: 2012 Tampa Bay Rays

  1. Jack Cobra
    February 18, 2014 at 2:16 pm

    Disregard my facebook message as this is pretty much what I was looking for. I wonder if they’d ever move the rotation around so that Price pitches on Tues/Thurs more often to drive up attendance on those days.

    • Mike Lortz
      February 18, 2014 at 5:22 pm

      Thanks for reading, Jack Cobra! We look at starting pitcher attendance tomorrow! Will David Price make that much of a difference?

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