Thread: Rosemont Cubs?
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Old 03-19-2013, 03:34 PM
DSpivack DSpivack is offline
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Originally Posted by Noneck View Post
My point is that there are different fans out there in the huge metro area of Chicago, than just the tourists that currently visit a shrine now. A suburban location may be able to attract this currently untapped resource.
I just don't see it as an untapped resource. I would venture a guess that the Cubs attendance as it has been since 1984 is made up of a lot of suburbanites who come into the city for games, as well as a huge number of tourists who flock to Wrigley Field. There is no magical untapped suburban market out there; there is a good reason why pretty much every team who has built a new ballpark in the last 25 years has done so in a city center location.
Attendance records:
09 : 3-2.
10 : 2-3.
11: 0-1.
12: 2-1.
14: 2-3.
15: 3-3.
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