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  • Originally posted by PeteU View Post
    But I think the honor of seeing a full house should be reserved for Opening Day. It just feels more right.
    The Marlins are probably going to go back to sub-20,000 crowds for most of the season. So these pre-season games are pretty accurate

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    • Originally posted by GordonGecko View Post
      The Marlins are probably going to go back to sub-20,000 crowds for most of the season. So these pre-season games are pretty accurate
      From the looks of their online ticketing system, they'll be around 20k by the 5th game. Lots of seats available in nearly every section.
      (Their ticketing system is really great. Can pick specific seats just like ticketmaster.)
      StadiumPage.com
      Stadium Google Map

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      • Originally posted by GordonGecko View Post
        The Marlins are probably going to go back to sub-20,000 crowds for most of the season. So these pre-season games are pretty accurate
        We'll see how things turn out, but I think it's highly likely that the Marlins will average well over 20,000 at least this year.

        Especially considering that as of early March, the Marlins already had a season ticket base of roughly 15,000.

        http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/201...n-life-stadium


        Factor in single game sales and walkups and 20,000 comes off as very likely in most games.
        Last edited by PeteU; 04-02-2012, 12:54 PM.

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        • I wish the Miami Marlins well on their new ball park, but I think the fish in the fish tanks are going to need a lot more luck. IMHO, I don't look for the fish tanks nor the home run display to last too long at Marlins Ballpark.
          MISSISSIPPI BRAVES 10TH SEASON IN THE SOUTHERN LEAGUE 2005-2014

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          • Originally posted by PeteU View Post
            We'll see how things turn out, but I think it's highly likely that the Marlins will average well over 20,000 at least this year.

            Especially considering that as of early March, the Marlins already had a season ticket base of roughly 15,000.

            http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/201...n-life-stadium


            Factor in single game sales and walkups and 20,000 comes off as very likely in most games.
            "Season tickets" does NOT mean 81 games. Teams throw that around now to include all types of plans from as little as 3 games and all the way up to 81. What you need to keep an eye on is known as "Full Season Equivalents". If the Marlins had 15K FSEs then you could safely predict over 20K for every game. I'm guessing FSEs are more like 10,000, and I'd guesstimate ticket sales for the year will come in just bellow 2 million with a big drop off in year two

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            • Originally posted by DeltaBoy View Post
              I wish the Miami Marlins well on their new ball park, but I think the fish in the fish tanks are going to need a lot more luck.
              If you're worried about a ball damaging the tank, that can't happen. They already tested it. They had a player stand directly in front and throw as hard as he could and it didn't even come close to damaging the thing.

              Not that it could, anyway. As they said during last night's game, there is a plastic wall, then a space between, THEN the tank.
              It is by caffeine alone I set my mind in motion. It is by the beans of Java that thoughts acquire speed, the hands acquire shakes, the shakes become a warning. It is by caffeine alone I set my mind in motion.

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              • The foreground image aside, it looks like concerns about the home run display being in the batter's eye are overblown.

                It looks like they deliberately made sure that the home run display fell outside of the edge of the circle around the pitching mound.
                Hitting Coordinator for Harris-Stowe State University in St. Louis.

                I also work with the pitchers who are dealing with injury problems.

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                • did the Marlins put up their championship banners? I was trying to look for them on tv yesterday

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                  • a former florida marlins pitcher said
                    that a player wearing the maimi marlins new orange jersey with the orange hat looks like
                    a gatorade bottle


                    WOW imagine if he had on the orange hat and orange shoe

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                    • Game on MLB Network right now. Roof and Left Field window panels are open.

                      Marlins wearing their Orange hats and batting helmets tonight.
                      Last edited by BigJ; 04-02-2012, 05:27 PM.

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                      • Those unis remind me of the '79 Pirates...
                        It is by caffeine alone I set my mind in motion. It is by the beans of Java that thoughts acquire speed, the hands acquire shakes, the shakes become a warning. It is by caffeine alone I set my mind in motion.

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                        • The bugs are out tonight! The park looks good on tv, but I don't know if I could stare at those green walls all saeason.
                          The one constant through all the years, Ray, has been baseball. America has rolled by like an army of steamrollers. It has been erased like a blackboard, rebuilt and erased again. But baseball has marked the time.

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                          • I wonder if the construction webcam's days are numbered, now that the stadium is complete...
                            Last edited by Mr. Laser Beam; 04-02-2012, 06:59 PM.
                            It is by caffeine alone I set my mind in motion. It is by the beans of Java that thoughts acquire speed, the hands acquire shakes, the shakes become a warning. It is by caffeine alone I set my mind in motion.

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                            • Originally posted by BigJ View Post
                              Game on MLB Network right now. Roof and Left Field window panels are open.

                              Marlins wearing their Orange hats and batting helmets tonight.
                              with the players wearing their black jersey and the roof and panels open
                              the ballpark is not that bad looking
                              but yesterday when the players had their orange jersey and the roof/panel close
                              I GOT A HEADACHE from all watching all the psychedelic colors
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                              • bobblehead museum=NICE



                                they just try to show the swiming pool at the clevelander
                                I think they found a dolphin or was a marlin in it
                                it was a plastic pool toy of course
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