Do lack of sponsors hurt the Rays’ attendance?

by Gary Shelton on June 27, 2015 · 0 comments

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I hear all kinds of reasons for the Rays' poor attendance, but rarely hear about corporate support of ticket sales. I once heard on a local radio show that big city teams like NYY have 2/3rds season ticket sales to corporations with the remaining 1/3rd to individuals. I also heard the Rays have the opposite of that: two-thirds is from individual sales.  Any idea if this is accurate and if so, how can the Rays possibly keep up with attendance even with a new location, stadium? Seems like they will fight a losing battle until they have better corporate support of sales. Your thoughts?

Rick Martin
I don't know if the attendance is 2/3 corporate in other cities. That seems a little high to me. But there is no doubt

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