The Chicago White Sox got off to a solid start to the 2012 season, including a series win at home over the Detroit Tigers. But that didn't help attendance at U.S. Cellular Field during their recent four-game series against the Baltimore Orioles.
The Sox drew an average 12,663 fans for each game of the series, the lowest average for a home series since April 2004.
Against the Orioles this week, the White Sox had a paid attendance of 13,732 fans on Monday, 11,267 on Tuesday, 13,818 on Wednesday and 11,836 on Thursday. Tuesday’s single-game paid attendance was the smallest since having a paid attendance of 10,800 against theon April 7, 2005.
The White Sox dropped three of four to Baltimore.