The Ballpark Business 2016 Per Game Average Attendance Mega-Rankings are here. The Charlotte Knights (Triple-A, International League) capture the top spot for the third year in a row. Still capitalizing on second-year CHS Field in Lowertown St. Paul (MN), the St. Paul Saints (American Association) are the top independent club moving up from #10 last year to #7 this year. The Madison Mallards (Northwoods League) are once again the top summer collegiate performer at #28.
The annual list combines and ranks the per game average attendance of all affiliated, independent professional, and Top-100 summer collegiate franchises in the U.S. and Canada. View rankings here.
The 2015 summer collegiate baseball regular season has come to a close, and our annual summer collegiate per game average attendance rankings are now available. Because so many teams have done well this season, we have expanded our rankings from the Top 50 to the Top 100. Continue reading
The Ballpark Business 2012 Per Game Average Attendance Mega-Rankings are here. For the third year in a row, the Triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs (International League) topped the list at #1. The first-year Sugar Land Skeeters (Atlantic League) led the independent professional ranks with an impressive #17, while the summer collegiate Madison Mallards (Northwoods League) matched Continue reading
The 2011 summer collegiate baseball season has come to a close, and our annual Summer Collegiate Top 50 per game average attendance rankings are now available. For the second year in a row, every team in our Top 50 cracked the all-important 1,000 fans per game threshold. Continue reading
The independent professional Atlantic League closed the book on the 2010 regular season on Sunday. The playoffs will push forward, but the Ballpark Business 2010 Per Game Average Attendance Mega-Rankings are here. The Triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs (#1) top this year’s list, while the Long Island Ducks (#28) and Madison Mallards (#31) were the best in the independent professional and summer collegiate ranks, respectively.
The 2010 summer collegiate baseball season has come to a close, and our annual Summer Collegiate Top 50 per game average attendance rankings are now available. For the first time, every team in our Top 50 cracked the 1,000 per game mark, which demonstrates that the summer collegiate industry is becoming more and more professionalized and focused on the fun and entertainment Continue reading
Boy, time sure flies! It was one year ago today that we posted our first link to a story about the future of baseball in Ottawa. Since then, we have posted 1,450 stories covering the business of baseball at the MLB, MiLB, independent professional, and summer collegiate levels. Thanks to all our many loyal visitors who have made our first year a very successful one!
We are proud to announce that Ballpark Business (BBiz) has hit 1,ooo postings in less than nine months of existence! This important milestone tracks with our impressive upwards trajectory in visitorship. Thanks to all those who have been with us during our inaugural season. We look forward to better serving you in the future as BBiz continues to grow and evolve.