Remember all the pundits who said that the Marlins Stadium location was genius because it was close to the all people in Miami who loved baseball the most? It was going to be so easy to get to and the local community was going to support it and...
The Miami Marlins’ 2012 reinvention – new name, new uniforms, new ballpark, new players, and a very entertaining new manager – has the club on course to set a modern record.That shiny sure wore off quick.
A record for lowest attendance for the first year of a new ballpark in the 21st century.
And now with players being traded and yet another season that is a dud, all we have is this...
The Marlins are on pace to draw 2.2 million fans this season, a nice percentage increase from last year’s paltry 1.5 million but still a figure that would distinguish them as the worst-drawing club at a new ballpark since the start of the modern buiding era that kicked off with Chicago‘s new Comiskey Park and Baltimore‘s Camden Yards in the early 1990s.On the bright side, I hear the food is pretty good and the parking is easy.
-via Broward-Palm Beach New Times