Could beards be the reason fans aren't connecting to the Mariners?

The Mariners got off to this hot stuff and we were all excited. And I was thinking this will pay off for them opening weekend. It was a gorgeous Saturday night. The game started at 6 o'clock so it was still warm in the ballpark. And I flipped on the game, and I saw way more empty seats than I was expecting.

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Not all fans dislike it. Seattle Mariners fan Austin Egan, 10, of Puyallup, Wash., holds a sign that reads "Happy Felix Day" and wears a "beard hat" as he waits for autographs, Friday, April 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Photo by Ted S. Warren
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Original article: Could beards be the reason fans aren't connecting to the Mariners?




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