Article about Lecure and Hoover saying similar things three weeks ago.
Even some Reds players noticed the weak showing.
Sam LeCure tweeted on Wednesday "sure would be nice to see a packed house tonight against a team we are chasing to go to the playoffs...hint hint"
Jay Bruce, normally outspoken on Twitter, decided to quit the social media site this week, citing the overwhelming ridicule from fans.
JJ Hoover followed LeCure's lead, tweeting back at Reds writer Jamie Ramsey about Tuesday's attendance "you ain't lying that was a pitiful showing last night. Thought we were trying to break an attendance record"
Last edited by klw; 09-25-2013 at 09:40 PM.
I get the players' frustrations, but the only thing worse than constantly being mediocre like we were during the 2000's is doing what we've done 2 of the last 3 years.
EDIT: I meant this in terms of getting more and more people to become fans of this team. IT's not any worse for us die hards to enjoy this run, but we can't the casual fans to get excited when we crap our pants when it matters.
I went to three games during the STL-LAD homestand and it was a similar atmosphere to the playoff games last season.
I don't get the complaining, I really don't.
How were they supposed to draw 30,000+ from 1938 to 1969 when Crosley Field (according to wiki) only had a capacity of 29,000 and change for the overwhelming majority of that time?
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"Man, the pitch looks fast, even in slow motion." Thom Brennaman on Chapman's fastball.
as a Reds fan i would have liked leader material Ludwick to say this about the fans "I know we didnt look good this series, but pack the house against the Pirates and yell as loud as you can and help the team,so we can try and take 2 of 3 and get a home playoff game" that would have gone over alot better
"Cincinnati is not a baseball town because the Reds have failed to draw 50,000+ fans to a home game since leaving Riverfront/Cinergy Field." --John Erardi
Having said that I think attendance should be slightly better.
I had to work. I watched the game and the Reds didn't score 1 run. The Reds didn't score 1 run, they lost 1-0. The Reds didn't score 1 run.