Attendance, Promotions Tracker

Whether it be a Bark in the Park afternoon, an Awful Night or a Thirsty Thursday, the ultimate goal of minor league promotions is the same: to draw attention to your team and fans to the ballpark.

With that in mind, below is a chart tracking last night's attendance figures and promotions for every minor league baseball team. While promotions certainly impact a team's performance at the gate, they are not the only factor in how a team draws—weather, rehab starts, Stephen Strasburg (last year) and other factors can certainly determine how many fans come through the turnstiles.

The big winner of the day appears to be Triple-A Las Vegas, which sold out Cashman Field (11,001) on an Education Day promotion. Sadly, Double-A Akron's Fish Appreciation Night got washed out.

All but a handful of minor league teams participate in the Kraft Singles Tuesday Night Tickets deal, in which fans can redeem two tickets for the price of one when they bring a wrapper to the ballpark. Minor League Baseball reports that wrapper redemption is up 13 percent compared to last year.

INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE
Home Team Opponent Promotion Attendance Season Average
Scranton/WB Lehigh Valley Kraft Singles Night (Discounted Tickets) 2,602 3,121
Columbus Pawtucket Pregame Concert, City BBQ Buck-A-Bone, Kraft PPD 6,116
Syracuse Norfolk Golf At Ballpark (discounted tickets for local golfers) 2,527 4,033
Indianapolis Buffalo Indy Star 2-for-1 Tickets 3,716 5,496
Durham Louisville Whole Foods Market Discounted Tickets 3,672 5,510
Gwinnett Rochester Kraft Singles Night 2,608 4,504
Charlotte Toledo Retro '60s Night, Bi-Lo Tickets, Ballpark Bingo, Kraft 965 3,510
 
PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE
Home Team Opponent Promotion Attendance Season Average
Oklahoma City Salt Lake Kraft Singles Night 9,976 5,005
Nashville Sacramento Kraft Singles Night 7,975 4,815
New Orleans Tacoma School Day 4,884 5,455
Las Vegas Round Rock School Day/Kraft Singles Night 11,001 4,696
Memphis Fresno Built Ford Tough Business Special/Kraft 9,143 6,468
Reno Iowa Education Day 5,579 5,631
Colorado Springs Omaha $2 Tuesday (Tickets, Parking, Coors) 4,876 3,635
Tucson Albuquerque Kraft Singles Night 1,722 2,953
 
EASTERN LEAGUE
Home Team Opponent Promotion Attendance Season Average
Portland Reading Kraft/All The Hair You Can Spare 3,287 4,112
Erie Trenton Family Buck Night/Kraft Singles 1,044 1,946
Harrisburg New Britain Hit The Books Redemption Day/Kraft 1,865 3,196
Akron Altoona Fish Appreciation Night/Kraft PPD 2,422
New Hampshire Binghamton Teacher Appreciation Night/Kraft 3,421 3,936
Richmond Bowie Villain Night (Dress Up)/Police Appreciation/Kraft 6,198 5,943
 
SOUTHERN LEAGUE
Home Team Opponent Promotion Attendance Season Average
Chattanooga Tennessee Bi-Lo Bonus Card/Kraft 1,928 3,773
Mobile Carolina Kraft Singles 2,694 3,271
Jackson Huntsville Madison County CASA Night/Kraft 916 1,990
Mississippi Jacksonville 2 For Tuesday/Team Photo Giveaway/Kraft 2,252 2,426
Birmingham Montgomery $1 Days/Kraft 2,204 3,840
 
TEXAS LEAGUE
Home Team Opponent Promotion Attendance Season Average
Frisco Midland Education Day 10,216 7,594
Tulsa NW Arkansas $2 Tuesday/Kraft 5,020 5,548
Corpus Christi San Antonio 1/2-Price Group/Family Night/Kraft 4,690 5,399
Arkansas Springfield Family Night/High Efficency Night/Kraft 3,544 4,915
 
CALIFORNIA LEAGUE
Home Team Opponent Promotion Attendance Season Average
Lancaster High Desert Irish Heritage Night/Kraft 2,402 1,848
Lake Elsinore Inland Empire Fat Tuesday (All U Can Eat)/Kraft 1,001 3,367
Modesto San Jose Kraft Singles 801 2,499
Rancho Cuca Visalia Healthy RC Recycle Night/Kraft 1,012 2,143
Bakersfield Stockton Dollar Tuesday/Raffle Special/Kraft 204 644
 
CAROLINA LEAGUE
Home Team Opponent Promotion Attendance Season Average
Kinston Lynchburg Tori Shaw Night/$2 Night/Kraft 1,021 1,631
Winston-Salem Myrtle Beach Kraft Singles PPD 3,594
Frederick Potomac Guaranteed Win Night/Kraft 3,266 1,021
Salem Wilmington Guaranteed Win/Reading Program/Kraft PPD 2,918
 
FLORIDA STATE LEAGUE
Home Team Opponent Promotion Attendance Season Average
Charlotte Lakeland Seniors Eat Free/Kraft Singles 1,501 2,665
Daytona Fort Myers Education Day/Silver Slugger Tuesdays/Kraft 3,543 2,502
St. Lucie Brevard County Education Day/Silver Slugger Tuesdays/Baseball Bingo/2-for-Tuesday 3,095 3,095
Bradenton Clearwater Kraft Singles 937 1,243
Palm Beach Tampa Knothole Gang Kids Club/Kraft Singles 1,232 905
Dunedin Jupiter Education Day/$1 Popcorn/Kraft 2,274 758
 
MIDWEST LEAGUE
Home Team Opponent Promotion Attendance Season Average
Bowling Green West Michigan Business Person Special/Kraft 2,432 3,069
Wisconsin Beloit Bang For Your Buck Night ($1 concessions) 4,110 2,383
Peoria Quad Cities As Seen On TV Night (TV gadgets appreciation)/Kraft 1,390 2,088
Cedar Rapids Kane County $2 Tuesday ($2 concessions)/Kraft 1,809 1,273
South Bend Lansing Silver Sluggers Night/Kraft Singles 1,081 903
Burlington Clinton Two-for-Tuesday (Tickets)/Kraft 498 814
 
SOUTH ATLANTIC LEAGUE
Home Team Opponent Promotion Attendance Season Average
Charleston Savannah Kraft Singles 2,081 3,678
Augusta Greenville Two-for-One (Beer,Soda)/Kraft 1,236 2,965
Delmarva Lakewood Kraft Singles 813 2,448

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