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Interleague attendance up, but figures deceiving

Updated: July 2, 2002, 10:51 AM ET
By Darren Rovell | ESPN.com

The opportunity to see Ryan Klesko in early June didn't exactly cause Tampa Bay Devil Rays fans to run and fill Tropicana Field. But for the ushers at Network Associates Coliseum, having the Oakland A's host the San Francisco Giants allowed them to dream what it's like to work the turnstiles at Yankee Stadium.

Judging from attendance numbers, interleague play apparently still works. Overall league attendance is down 5.5 percent from last year at this date, but interleague games -- save the ...

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