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Despite playing in one of the largest markets in North America and trying innovative ways to draw fans, Toronto sits 20th in attendance in a 30-team league

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Empty seats at Rogers Centre during game between the Toronto Blue Jays and the division leading Baltimore Orioles May 30, 2012.

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Empty seats at Rogers Centre during game between the Toronto Blue Jays and the division leading Baltimore Orioles May 30, 2012.

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Empty seats at Rogers Centre during game between the Toronto Blue Jays and the division leading Baltimore Orioles May 30, 2012.

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Empty seats at Rogers Centre during game between the Toronto Blue Jays and the division leading Baltimore Orioles May 30, 2012.

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Empty seats at Rogers Centre during game between the Toronto Blue Jays and the division leading Baltimore Orioles May 30, 2012.

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Empty seats at Rogers Centre during game between the Toronto Blue Jays and the division leading Baltimore Orioles May 30, 2012.

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Empty seats at Rogers Centre during game between the Toronto Blue Jays and the division leading Baltimore Orioles May 30, 2012.

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Empty seats at Rogers Centre during game between the Toronto Blue Jays and the division leading Baltimore Orioles May 30, 2012.

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A display case at the new Memorabilia Clubhouse on the 100 level of the Rogers Centre, during a Blue Jays game in Toronto, April 27 , 2012.

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Fans a fancy new restaurant called the King Club on the 100 level of the Rogers Centre, during a Blue Jays game in Toronto, April 27 , 2012.

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Fans can watch one of the hundreds of new tvs in the concourse level of the Rogers Centre, during a Blue Jays game in Toronto, April 27 , 2012.

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Fans browse the game-used memorabilia at the new Memorabilia Clubhouse on the 100 level of the Rogers Centre, during a Blue Jays game in Toronto, April 27 , 2012.

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Fans watch the game on a big screen tv at a fancy new restaurant called the King Club on the 100 level of the Rogers Centre, during a Blue Jays game in Toronto, April 27 , 2012.

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A chef carves roast beef at a fancy new restaurant called the King Club on the 100 level of the Rogers Centre, during a Blue Jays game in Toronto, April 27 , 2012.

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