According to a Clearwater Threshers’ press release, attendance for the Threshers in 2016 was the second most in franchise history, behind only their 2014 attendance. The 2016 total of 181,594 was only 13,469 behind 2014’s 195,063.
The following chart depicts the Threshers attendance since 2005 in order of highest attendance.
The following graph depicts the above chart.
The team’s 2014 attendance was the second-highest in Florida State League history, only behind the St Petersburg Cardinals in 1989. The Threshers 2016 attendance was 20,789 behind the ’89 Cardinals 202,383.
The Threshers are one of the few teams in the Tampa Bay area that does daily promotions. They are also the only Florida State League team that hosts post-game concerts and weekly fireworks. The following chart lists the Threshers top 10 highest attended home dates in 2016.
I will have a more in-depth breakdown of the Threshers 2016 attendance in an upcoming yearly attendance review.