Originally Posted by russ99
Attendance numbers should really be more in percentage of capacity than number of people. We'll never beat the bigger teams and/or the bigger ballparks using that method.
In the case of a team that normally draws at or near capacity, I'd agree. To use Fenway as an example, the Red Sox would probably sell lots more tickets if they had more seats. Since they sell near 100% of tickets, it is probably safe to say that some people don't buy tickets simply because none are available.
But in the case of the 2005 White Sox, they weren't selling out many games. They would have drawn the same number of fans to a 50,000 seat stadium as they did at USCF.