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Yankee Stadium attendance off

Updated: April 18, 2011, 2:57 PM ET
By Ian Begley | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Yankee Stadium average attendance in 2011 is down nine percent compared to last season.

Yankees team president Randy Levine says Stadium attendance has been affected by both the unseasonably cool April weather and more early-season home games.

"The fact that we've had this early April schedule has hurt us," Levine says.

Levine quickly pointed out that the team has already sold 3.2 million tickets, which he said is a "comparable number" to last year, when ...

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