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Clippers Struggle To Fill Huntington Park Despite Success

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It was a near perfect night in Huntington Park on Monday: "Dime-a-Dog" Night, discounted ribs and chicken wings, and a great performance by an exciting young prospect to give the Clippers a shutout win. But Clippers executives still weren't sure the stadium would be full.

Team management pulled out all the stops on Monday after the previous two home playoff games each drew about 3,000 people, less than a third of the park's capacity.

For WOSU's sports show After the Score, Steve Brown and Thomas Bradley recently spoke with Blake Williams, who wrote a piece for Forbes.com about the unique marketing challenges faced by minor league baseball teams.

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