Raiders File Paperwork To Move To Vegas NFL Seems More Comfortable With Vegas Johnson's Ambassadorship Leaves Jets In Flux Eagles' Lurie Becoming More Hands On Hornets Raising Season-Ticket Prices For '17-18 Yankees Embracing Youth Movement Jose Bautista's Contract Has Attendance Incentive Chargers Hold L.A. Kickoff Ceremony At The Forum 76ers Rising In Merch Sales, Home Attendance Nationals Deny Payroll-Spring Training Connection
Published September 19, 1997
Thursday's paid crowd of 52,140 at 3Com Park for the Dodgers-Giants game was the Giants' largest since July 26, 1994, and marked their first back-to-back crowds of more than 50,000 since July 26-27, 1994 (SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS, 9/19)....Walt Disney's ownership of the Angels is profiled by Stefan Fatsis of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. Disney "has been frustrated by low attendance, failed marketing efforts, unbending ownership rules, and a team that, like Angels of yore, has faded down the stretch. In un-Disney fashion, the team expects to lose around $15 million this season, on top of $12 million in 1996" (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 9/19).