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06-23-2013, 11:05 AM
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MJF
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Originally Posted by stranger34 View Post
the islanders aren't that different as far as attendance goes than the Mets, Yankees, Nets, and Devils. ny metro teams attendance tracks the teams success (unless you are a corporate supported msg team or a 8 home games a year nfl team)

venue: Mets attendance behavior is the same as it was at shea

location: there was a time the yankees were looking to move because the thought was nobody wanted to go to the bronx
The only teams in this area that don't suffer at the box office when the team is playing poorly for an extended period are the Rangers and the NY Giants. The Yankees most definitely did have poor attendance in the late 80s-mid 1990s, as hard as it is to believe when you look at them during the last 10 years.

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