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Eric Fisher covers baseball and digital media for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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World Series Attendance In K.C. Tops Regular-Season Crowds

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 22 / 14

Last night’s World Series Game 1 drew an attendance of 40,459, higher than any regular-season game at Kauffman Stadium this year and in line with four prior playoff games played this month at the ballpark. Royals officials said they easily could have sold enough tickets to surpass the bal...

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