Omaha hosting 2014 Big Ten tournament could improve attendance
Open seats were common at the Big Ten baseball tournament in Minneapolis this year — only 6,444 showed up over the 11 games. With the 2014 tournament at TD Ameritrade Park, event organizers expect to see a bump in attendance.
Posted: Tuesday, June 4, 2013 12:00 am
Television viewers of recent Big Ten baseball tournaments couldn't help but notice that empty seats greatly outnumbered fans, though that could change next year.
Only 6,444 people were in the stands over 11 total games at this season's tournament in Minneapolis, and the 39,500-seat Target Field did little to mask the poor attendance. Nearly every camera angle revealed the sparse crowd.
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Tuesday, June 4, 2013 12:00 am.