Wednesday Attendance, Promotions Tracker

The weather was pretty miserable throughout much of the Eastern League last night, so perhaps "Richard Simmons Short Shorts Night" in Akron and "Fisher Cats Wing-Off" in New Hampshire could have been even bigger hits with better temperatures. The two promotions still drew 2,508 and 3,177 fans, respectively, close to each team's average attendance. 

The Double-A Frisco Roughriders had no promotion for last night listed on their schedule but still drew a minor league-high 8,313 fans. Perhaps they knew all along that Josh Hamilton would be starting a five-game rehab stint.

There were discounted drinks and food aplenty around the minors. The Double-A Mobile BayBears offered $1 glasses of wine for "Ladies Night" while high Class A Modesto Nuts offered $2 vino as part of "Wine Down Wednesday." The best bargain may have been in high Class A Lake Elsinore, where fans could feast on free hot dogs as part of "Wacky Weenie Wednesday." The low Class A Lexington Legends upped the ante a bit by offering "34-Cent Hot Dog Night" and drew 7,861 fans. And the Triple-A Columbus Clippers drew 6,651 on "50-Cent Wing Night."

Below is a complete listing of last night's promotions and attendance figures.

INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE
Home Team Opponent Promotion Attendance Season Average
Charlotte Toledo Retro 70s Night/Harris Teeter 2-for-1 Tickets/$1 Hot Dogs 1,657 3,426
Columbus Pawtucket Roosters 50-cent Wings 6,651 6,149
Syracuse Norfolk First Class Season Ticket Exchange/School Night 2,617 3,932
Durham Louisville Day Game/Baseball Bingo 4,391 5,451
Gwinnett Rochester Education Day/Web Wednesday (Online Specials) 2,884 4,427
Scranton/WB Lehigh Valley Special Early Start Time 4,516 3,228
         
EASTERN LEAGUE
Home Team Opponent Promotion Attendance Average Attendance
Akron Altoona Richard Simmons Short Shorts Night 2,508 2,427
New Hampshire Binghamton Fisher Cats Wing-Off/Scholar Athlete Night 3,177 3,900
Portland Portland None 3,585 4,081
Richmond Bowie Bark In The Park 4,258 5,866
SOUTHERN LEAGUE
Home Team Opponent Promotion Attendance Average Attendance
Chattanooga Tennessee None 3,379 3,756
Birmingham Montgomery School Days/AAA Wednesday/Senior 5,295 3,901
Jackson Huntsville School Day 2,503 2,021
Mississippi Jacksonville Baseball Bingo 4,063 2,492
Mobile Carolina Ladies Night ($1 Wine) 3,123 3,263
TEXAS LEAGUE
Home Team Opponent Promotion Attendance Average Attendance
Tulsa Northwest Arkansas Business Person Cap Giveaway 4,718 5,499
Frisco Midland N/A 8,313 7,628
Corpus Christi San Antonio Whataburger Fan Day/National Honey Board Ticket Offer (both buy 1 get 1 free) 4,083 5,322
Arkansas Springfield Reddy Ice, AT&T, Shell $3 Tickets/ 3,698 4,843
CALIFORNIA LEAGUE
Home Team Opponent Promotion Attendance Average Attendance
Rancho Cuca Visalia Education Day/Kids Run the Bases 2,115 2,141
Bakersfield Stockton Businessperson Lunch Special ($10 ticket plus sandwich and chips)/Education Day/Goodwill Wednesday 630 643
Lake Elsinore Inland Empire Wacky Weenie Wednesday (Free hot dogs) 3,246 3,361
Lancaster High Desert We Win You Win Wednesday (Free ticket with a win) 1,975 1,854
Modesto San Jose Wine Down Wednesday ($2 wine) 3,411 2,547
CAROLINA LEAGUE
Home Team Opponent Promotion Attendance Average Attendance
Winston-Salem Myrtle Beach N/A 3,992 3,956
Salem Wilmington Guaranteed Win/Reading Program Night 2,222 2,888
Kinston Lynchburg Military Appreciation/Weenie Wednesday ($1 Dogs) 1,132 1,608
Frederick Potomac College Fair 2,528 3,678
FLORIDA STATE LEAGUE
Home Team Opponent Promotion Attendance Average Attendance
Palm Beach Daytona Silver Slugger Night 1,405 2,502
Clearwater Charlotte Yappy Hour for Dogs 2,036 2,730
Bradenton Dunedin Plunder Your Hunger ($5 all you can eat)/Basebal Bingo 677 1,216
Lakeland Jupiter All You Can Eat (plus ticket for $10) 735 1,186
Tampa St. Lucie Kids Night (Kids Eat Free)/Free Ticket For Kids Club Members 879 1,699
Fort Myers Brevard County Islands Night (Honoring Sanibel/Captiva Islands) 4,593 1,816
MIDWEST LEAGUE
Home Team Opponent Promotion Attendance Average Attendance
South Bend Lansing School Day 2,923 1,038
Lake County Fort Wayne School Day 3,260 2,248
Wisconsin Beloit Business Persons Special/Win It Wednesday (Free scratch-off ticket)/School Day 3,553 2,448
Dayton Great Lakes Purina Incredible Dog Day 8,019 8,135
Burlington Clinton Kids Eat Free 570 798
Peoria Quad Cities $1 Concessions/Around the World Night 1,285 2,040
Cedar Rapids Kane County N/A 3,064 1,378
Bowling Green West Michigan Facebook Fan Night 2,333 2,903
SOUTH ATLANTIC LEAGUE
Home Team Opponent Promotion Attendance Average Attendance
Lexington West Virginia 34-Cent Hot Dog Night 7,861 4,530
Hagerstown Kannapolis Education Day PPD  
Hickory Greensboro Guaranteed Winsdays/Unemployment Night 444 1,702
Asheville Rome Senior Appreciation Night 771 1,888
Augusta Greenville Baseball Bingo 1,269 2,875
Delmarva Lakewood Wawa Wednesday ($1 off coupon for a hoagie)/Silver Sluggers/Baseball Bingo 1,604 2,409
Charleston Savannah All U Can Eat/Seniors Eat Free/Pirate Night 2,548 3,619

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