Originally Posted by My_Sox_Summer
How many games did you go to last year? What would have made you go to more?
What difference does it make? If I say none, then you'll say I'm not a real fan and thus my opinion doesn't matter. If I say 81, then you'll say I'm a hardcore fan and shouldn't care what the uniform situation is.
Yes, a winning team on the field is what ultimately matters. But if the "little things" don't matter at all, then why do we have a marketing department?
Oh, right, because the little things add up, and while one little thing here and there doesn't make or break an organization, a boatload of little things is the difference between an organization that the fanbase is actually proud of versus an organization that leaves its diehards constantly banging their heads in frustration.
I don't love my wife any less when she wears a T-shirt and a hoodie out on a date with me, but that doesn't mean I can't want her to dress nicer. I don't love the White Sox any less when they make dumbass marketing moves, but that doesn't mean I shouldn't want them to not be dumbasses.