Friday, August 12, 2022

Newsletter Excerpt, August 12, 2022 -- "Third Third Previews, Pt. 4"

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"Not to beat a dead horse, but have you seen the attendance numbers at T-Mobile lately? The Mariners homestand the last week, admittedly featuring the Yankees, averaged nearly 38,000 a game. The one before that, against the Astros and Rangers, averaged 33,000 per. With due respect to the ghost of John Kinsella, if you win, they will come. This is an unresolvable mystery for far too many people collecting paychecks from MLB teams these days."