Attendance Review: 2013 Clearwater Threshers

Welcome to our eighth 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 2013 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 2013:

Home Games: 68

Total attendance: 172,151 (down 2.9% from 2012: 177,297)

Per Game Average: 2,608 (up 1.48% from 2012: 2,570)

Highest attended game: 7,227 on Saturday, August 31st vs Dunedin

Lowest attended game: 1,143 on Sunday, July 14th vs Charlotte

Double headers: 2 (June 9th, June 27th)

Cancellations: 2

Notable rehab assignments: None

Other notable appearances: Carlos Zambrano


(red highlight = below annual average of 2,608)


2013 Threshers Overall Attendance

By Month:

2013 Threshers Attendance by Month chart

The following graph depicts the average attendance by month.

2013 Threshers Attendance by Month graph

By Day of the Week:

2013 Threshers Attendance by Day chart

Threshers attendance increased nearly 29% on the weekends compared to their average Monday through Thursday attendance.

  • Mon-Thurs average attendance: 2,229
  • Fri-Sun average attendance: 3,124
  • Increase: 28.65%

The following graph depicts the average attendance by day.

2013 Threshers Attendance by Day graph

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

2013 Threshers Attendance by Day up perct

By Opponent:

2013 Threshers Attendance by Opponent

By Starting Pitcher:

2013 Threshers Attendance 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.

2013 Threshers Attendance by Starters up perct

Additional Clearwater Threshers Reviews:

2014 Clearwater Threshers Attendance Review
2012 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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