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Navin R Johnson

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Really disappointing crowd
« on: September 30, 2005, 02:24:17 am »
they announced 38K, but at least 1/2 the upper deck was empty.  More like 30K tonight.   Why isnt the city behind the team this year, like they were last year coming down the stetch?
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Re: Really disappointing crowd
« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2005, 02:51:47 am »
School night, non-clinch game. Should be packed tomorrow. Don't think the city isn't behind the team, btw.
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Re: Really disappointing crowd
« Reply #2 on: September 30, 2005, 10:13:07 am »
When I saw this subject line, I assumed it was regarding the free admission game yesterday in Milwaukee.  There were 27,008 fans in attendance, 13,173 of which paid - so only 13,835 took advantage of the promotion.  Pretty sad when you can't GIVE away a "sellout."
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Re: Really disappointing crowd
« Reply #3 on: September 30, 2005, 10:24:15 am »
I wasn't at the game.  I'll never forget, though, the last two games of the the 2003 season.  We were playing the Brewers and needed to win 2 of 3 in the final weekend to make the playoffs.  I flew to Houston from Mississippi for the games.  I was shocked at the lack of electricity and passion in the stands.  The place didn't have any big game feeling - myab epeople were saving it for a football game.  The fact that the Brew Crew won Friday and Saturday clinched it.  Let's hope this weekend is different.

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Re: Really disappointing crowd
« Reply #4 on: September 30, 2005, 10:24:54 am »
I thought it was a good crowd there.

And for once, it seemed like more Astros fans than scrub fans.
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Re: Really disappointing crowd
« Reply #5 on: September 30, 2005, 10:31:29 am »
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I'll never forget, though, the last two games of the the 2003 season.  We were playing the Brewers and needed to win 2 of 3 in the final weekend to make the playoffs.  I flew to Houston from Mississippi for the games.  I was shocked at the lack of electricity and passion in the stands.




I'm STILL shocked that Fox in DC actually showed that HOU-MIL game.
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Re: Really disappointing crowd
« Reply #6 on: September 30, 2005, 12:14:55 pm »
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And for once, it seemed like more Astros fans than scrub fans.



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Re: Really disappointing crowd
« Reply #7 on: September 30, 2005, 02:09:01 pm »
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I wasn't at the game.  I'll never forget, though, the last two games of the the 2003 season.  We were playing the Brewers and needed to win 2 of 3 in the final weekend to make the playoffs...Let's hope this weekend is different.





Yes, I've been battling that memory all day today.  But having Pettitte, Clemens and Oswalt going the final 3 games (if needed) makes this season waaaay different than 2003.

Plus the Phils face Hernandez and Patterson.

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Re: Really disappointing crowd
« Reply #8 on: September 30, 2005, 02:38:46 pm »
well if we won last night, we clinched at least a tie for the WC.  The crowd was terrible.  I was in the Crawford boxes and they were 40% empty.

Last year, the 4th game before the end of the season, which was a Wednesday Night against the Cards, drew 43,186.
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Re: Really disappointing crowd
« Reply #9 on: September 30, 2005, 03:59:57 pm »
i thought this thread was going to be about how cubs fans managed to celebrate both of the homerun balls, one that burke threw back into the stands.  those balls need to be thrown back.  if not, then throw the cubs fans with them.

it's disgusting how many of them there are in the stands.

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Re: Really disappointing crowd
« Reply #10 on: September 30, 2005, 04:02:42 pm »
hurricane hangover could have something to do with it
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