Expenses for the Mariners can exceed $50,000.
In addition to general operating expenses, the organization is required to maintain the playing field, which results in a major financial outlay. The Mariners organization relies on support from area businesses and individuals.
Over 95 businesses and individuals contributed 38% of the Mariners’ income. Player assessments accounted for almost 36%, and the remaining 26% was earned through ticket sales, 50/50 raffles and concessions.
Mariners players regularly volunteer
in the local community during the season.
Major team expenses include:
- - Salaries
- - Umpire fees
- - Team travel
- - Equipment
- - Uniforms
Financial support, via sponsorships by businesses and individuals in the Grand Lake region, is crucial for continued operation of the program.