Dunedin Blue Jays 2016 Attendance Review

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Welcome to our 5th attendance review of 2016 and the 10th attendance review post on the Dunedin Blue Jays, minor league affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays.

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 2016:

Home Games: 67

Total attendance: 50,063 (down 5% from 2015: 52,669)

Average attendance: 770 (down 3.5% from 2015: 798)

Highest attended game: 4,167 on Sunday, July 3rd vs Tampa

Lowest attended game: 458 on Friday, May 13th vs Brevard County

Average Time of Game: 2 hours, 38 minutes

Double headers: 2 (May 13, Aug 18)

Cancellations: 4

Notable rehab assignments: Jose Bautista, Michael Bourn, Kevin PIllar, Devon Travis, Troy Tulowitzki

Other notable appearances: None

Breakdown:

(red highlight = below 2016 annual average of 770)

Overall:

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By Month:

2016-jays-by-month-chart

The following graph depicts the average attendance by month.

2016-jays-by-month-graph

By Day:

2016-jays-by-day-chart

Blue Jays attendance increased 15% on the weekend compared to their average Monday through Thursday attendance.

  • Mon-Thurs average attendance: 719
  • Fri-Sun average attendance: 830
  • Difference: 15%

The following graph depicts the average attendance by day.

2016-jays-by-day-graph

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

2016-jays-by-day-up-perct

By Opponent:

2016-jays-by-opponent

By Starting Pitcher:

2016-jays-by-starter

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.

2016-jays-by-starter-up-perct

Top Ten Attended Games:

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For other years, see:

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