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MLB Attendance Through April, Early May Down 2% PDF Print E-mail
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Ticket & Attendance Watch
Written by Maury Brown   
Friday, 07 May 2010 15:55
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UPDATE: An error in reporting a Braves game as being a home game for the Mets has altered the average for Mets, as well as their ranking. The update sees the Mets with an average of 38,154 for 2009. That moved their percentage of decrease to 18.1 percent, and moves them from 28th overall ahead of the Blue Jays and Indians, but last in terms of decline from last season at the time of the report for the National League.


Through Thursday, May 6, Major League Baseball is seeing a decline of just under 2 percent (1.6 percent) over the same period last year, according to research conducted using attendance data from MLB.com and ESPN. Removing rainouts, there have been 425 gates for an average of 28,079 compared to an average of 28,531 over 414 gates last season at this time.

(Select the image provided to see the data this report was rendered from)

Thirteen of the 30 clubs are showing attendance gains, with the Minnesota Twins leading the way. The Twins, hosting their first games in the new Target Field, have seen an average of 38,646 over 13 gates, up 70.1 percent from the 22,726 average over 16 gates in the last year at the Metrodome. As of Thursday, there had been no rain or snowouts in the new open air stadium.

And while there has been the lowest recorded attendance in Camden Yards history this season (9,129 on Monday, 4/12 against the Rays), and a horrible showing in the standings, the Orioles are seeing the second highest increase in paid attendance (18.4 percent) from an average of 20,407 over 16 dates last season, compared to 24,163 over 12 dates through May 6.

In a sign that ownership woes don't matter if the team is performing in the standings, the Texas Rangers see the fourth highest increase in April/early May attendance seeing an average of 26,134 over 15 gates compared to an average of 22,685 over 14 gates last season, an increase of 15.2 percent.

While there have been reports that the Mets are seeing the largest attendance decline in the league, according to BizofBaseball.com research, the Cleveland Indians are seeing the biggest drop in attendance. Cleveland is seeing an average of 14,154 over 14 gates, compared to 20,255 over 11 games in 2009, a decline of 30.1 percent.

The Indians are followed by the Blue Jays (15,208, down 24 percent from 20,014 last season), A’s (16,552, down 17.1 percent from 2009), and Padres (22,052, down 16.6 percent 26,441 last season).

It should be noted that based on the study, the Mets see the 6th largest decline (down 15.1 percent), while the Yankees see the second smallest dip from last season (1 percent) behind only the Red Sox (0.7 percent decline).

NOTE: Most assuredly, the White Sox and MLB attendance decline might actually be different, based on some confusing data. The April 28, 2009 game between the Mariners and White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field has either attendance of 1 (ESPN’s accounting) or zero (MLB.com’s accounting). We include this data as it is what is reported as official attendance through these sources. Should a corrected value surface, we will update accordingly.

To see a complete accounting of MLB attendance over the first month of April and first week of May, select Read More


Team 2010 Avg # Gates 2009 Avg # Gates % (+/-)
Twins 38,646 13 22,726 16 70.1%
Orioles 24,163 12 20,407 16 18.4%
Braves 28,128 13 24,193 14 16.3%
Rangers 25,328 14 22,685 14 11.7%
Phillies 45,011 13 42,172 15 6.7%
Giants 36,288 15 34,073 14 6.5%
Pirates 16,798 12 15,899 14 5.7%
Royals 19,816 12 18,816 17 5.3%
White Sox 25,532 19 24,608 13 3.8%
Dodgers 44,340 13 42,815 13 3.6%
Brewers 35,956 12 35,169 13 2.2%
Rockies 30,766 12 30,131 9 2.1%
Cardinals 39,443 13 39,044 16 1.0%
Red Sox 37,484 18 37,766 13 -0.7%
Yankees 44,178 11 44,604 13 -1.0%
Cubs 38,780 11 39,180 14 -1.0%
Nationals 19,184 16 19,409 14 -1.2%
Tigers 26,419 12 27,018 14 -2.2%
Reds 19,929 15 20,407 14 -2.3%
Angels 39,491 17 41,811 13 -5.5%
Mariners 24,675 15 26,646 14 -7.4%
D-Backs 25,635 12 28,388 18 -9.7%
Astros 25,804 18 29,502 14 -12.5%
Rays 23,065 15 26,413 13 -12.7%
Marlins 17,420 16 20,634 12 -15.6%
Padres 22,052 16 26,441 13 -16.6%
Athletics 16,552 17 19,965 12 -17.1%
Mets 31,246 15 38,154 13 -18.1%
Blue Jays 15,208 17 20,014 15 -24.0%
Indians 14,154 12 20,255 11 -30.1%
MLB 28,079 407 28,531 414 -1.6%

DaData source: MLB.com, ESPN


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