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Start-Up Expedition League Wraps Up Regular Season, Playoffs Underway

The start-up Expedition League (Summer Collegiate) wrapped up its first regular season this past weekend with all eight teams still in operation.  If you have experienced this new league and attended any games, feel free to share your feedback here in comments or via e-mail at contact@ballparkbiz.com.  In the meantime, view attendance numbers here.  Read more here.

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2017 Major and Minor League Baseball Summary Analysis Released

Number Tamer LogoDavid P. Kronheim from NumberTamer.com has provided us with his summary analysis of Major and Minor League Baseball attendance for 2017.  The full analysis for MiLB is expected to be released in January, followed by the full report for MLB in May.  View Kronheim’s 2017 Major and Minor League Baseball Attendance Summary Analysis here.

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MiLB Attendance Tops 41.8 Million in 2017

PRESS RELEASE – A total of 41,832,364 fans passed through the gates at Minor League Baseball games in 2017, the fifth-highest attendance total in the history of the organization, which was established in 1901. Continue reading

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Minor League Baseball Attendance Tops 41.3 Million in 2016

Minor League Baseball LogoPRESS RELEASE – A total of 41,377,202 fans passed through the gates at Minor League Baseball games in 2016, marking the 12th consecutive year the organization drew over 41 million fans. Continue reading

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Dash Report Second-Largest Crowd in Franchise History

Winston-Salem Dash SecondaryThe Winston-Salem Dash (Single-A, Carolina League) took down the Myrtle Beach Pelicans 8-0 Monday Night in front of a reported 8,147 fans — the second largest crowd in franchise history.  Read more here.

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Pickles Pack the Pickle Jar

Portland Pickles LogoThe Portland Pickles (Summer Collegiate, Great West League) recovered from early miscues and a three-run deficit for an 8-5 win over the Lodi Crushers in front of a standing-room only crowd of over 2,500 at Walker Stadium on Sunday night.  Read more here.  View photos from Friday’s game here.

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Blasters Seek Payment Forgiveness, Lease Restructuring to Save Team

Joplin Blasters LogoSaying they cannot afford to operate in Joplin (MO) without a lease restructuring because of lower than expected paid attendance, the owners of the Joplin Blasters (Indy Pro, American Association) announced they want the Joplin City Council to forgive the $37,500 quarterly lease payment that was not paid on Oct. 1, and to reduce the annual lease in future seasons from $150,000 to $50,000.  Read more here.  View proposal here.  Watch news report here.

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