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Wolfman

Joined: 4/5/15 Posts: 46
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Re: They have not proven in the least that they can get fans to drive an hour


I didn't say their strategy was a good one. I do believe playing in a baseball stadium is a worse strategy.

According to Google, the stadiums are less than 15 minutes apart so distance should not be a factor. Most fans don't from campus anyway.

Miami put 80k in the Orange Bowl when they won. That's the nature of their fan base.

And yes, I would drive an extra 15 minutes, even a hour, to watch my team if it meant sitting in a football stadium. I would not walk across the street to see them in a baseball stadium.

(In response to this post by Stech)

Posted: 08/19/2017 at 9:04PM



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