Attendance Review: 2015 Bradenton Marauders

Welcome to our sixth attendance review of the Bradenton Marauders. 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 2015 Bradenton Marauders.

Overview: The Bradenton Marauders began play in the Florida State League in 2010. The Marauders play their home games at McKechnie Field. McKechnie Field is also the spring training home of the Pittsburgh Pirates. In 2013, the population of Bradenton was 51,763.

Bradenton Marauders 2015:

Home Games: 70

Total attendance: 102,913 (down 1.6% from 2014: 104,584)

Per Game Average: 1,491 (down 7.3% from 2014: 1,609)

Highest attended game: 5,812 on Friday, July 3rd vs Charlotte

Lowest attended game: 476 on Monday, August 31st vs Palm Beach

Double headers: 1 (July 28th)

Cancellations: 1

Average time of game: 2 hours, 48 minutes

Notable rehab assignments: None

Other notable appearances: None


(red highlight = below annual average of 1,491)


2015 Marauders overall

By Month:

2015 Marauders attendance by month chart

The following graph depicts the average attendance by month.

2015 Marauders attendance by month graph

By Day of the Week:

2015 Marauders attendance by day chart

Marauders attendance increased 39% on the weekends compared to their average Monday through Thursday attendance.

  • Mon-Thurs average attendance: 1,182
  • Fri-Sun average attendance: 1,944
  • Increase: 39%

The following graph depicts the average attendance by day.

2015 Marauders attendance by day graph

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

2015 Marauders attendance by day up perc

By Opponent:

2015 Marauders attendance by opponent

By Starting Pitcher:

2015 Marauders attendance by starter

The following chart depicts how attendance varied from one starter to the next. If a pitcher is a great draw, the percentage between he and the prior starter should be higher.

2015 Marauders attendance by starter up

Additional Bradenton Marauders Reviews:

Attendance Review: 2014 Bradenton Marauders
Attendance Review: 2013 Bradenton Marauders
Attendance Review: 2012 Bradenton Marauders
Attendance Review: 2011 Bradenton Marauders
Attendance Review: 2010 Bradenton Marauders

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