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Empty suits pack Marlins game

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Dan Rydell, Sep 13, 2007.

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  1. Dan Rydell

    Dan Rydell Guest

    Wow, what a crowd...............


  2. KYSportsWriter

    KYSportsWriter Well-Known Member

    Roughly 209 fans at the end of the game. Wow.
  3. Hammer Pants

    Hammer Pants Active Member

    Two rings since 1997.

  4. Editude

    Editude Active Member

    Wasn't that long ago that the A's were drawing three figures some nights, and now they're getting a new park in a couple of years. That doesn't seem likely in South Florida, which hasn't shown any indication to give a squat about an outdoor activity in the summer.
  5. mike311gd

    mike311gd Active Member

    Even if you go back to 1993, the Marlins' first year: Only two teams have been to as many World Series as Florida -- Atlanta (2) and the Yankees (5). Those are some pretty good franchise.

    It's a shame Florida draws as little as it does, but it has to be more than just a shitty, shitty stadium. I'm sure more people would attend games in a newer stadium, but for how long?
  6. GB-Hack

    GB-Hack Active Member

    If it had air-conditioning and a team that didn't get dismantled after each championship, I'm sure people would attend in greater numbers than they do now.
  7. mike311gd

    mike311gd Active Member

    I think the second condition speaks louder than the first. How do you remain loyal to a team that won't return the favor?
  8. FishHack76

    FishHack76 Active Member

    There were more people than that during the two games the Marlins and Expos played in Chicago a few years ago.
  9. Colton

    Colton Active Member

    1997.. *sigh*
  10. wickedwritah

    wickedwritah Guest

    Link's moved:

    Point remains.
  11. Dirk Legume

    Dirk Legume Active Member

    On the plus side, everyone in attendance gets their own personal vendor.
  12. JR

    JR Well-Known Member

    And they introduce all the fans before the game.
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