Attendance Review: 2013 Dunedin Blue Jays

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Welcome to our 8th 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 2013:

Home Games: 68

Total attendance: 50,695 (down 4.51% from 2012: 53,091)

Average: 768 (down 7.47% from 2012: 830)

Highest attended game: 4,173 on Thursday, July 4th vs Clearwater

Lowest attended game: 206 on Sunday, July 7th vs Daytona

Low point of average attendance: Game 66, Aug 29th (753)

Double headers: 1 (Aug 13)

Cancellations: 1

Notable rehab assignments: Jose Reyes, Brett Lawrie, Josh Johnson, JA Happ, Darren Oliver

Other notable appearances: None

Breakdown:

(red highlight = below annual average of 768)

Overall:

2013 Blue Jays overall attendance

By Month:

2013 Blue Jays by month

The following graph depicts the average attendance by month.

2013 Blue Jays by month graph

By Day:

2013 Blue Jays by day

Blue Jays attendance decreased 10% on the weekend compared to their average Monday through Thursday attendance.

  • Mon-Thurs average attendance: 806
  • Fri-Sun average attendance: 726
  • Difference: -10%

The following graph depicts the average attendance by day.

2013 Blue Jays by day graph

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

2013 Blue Jays by day up percentage

By Opponent:

2013 Blue Jays by opponent

By Starting Pitcher:

2013 Blue Jays by starting pitcher

For other years, see:

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