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THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

     TODAY: MLB American League Attendance Through August 3
'97 YEAR-TO-DATE
COMPARISONS
TEAM
HOME DATES
AVG.
TOTAL
% CAP
'96 AVG.
% +/-
'95 AVG.
% +/
BAL
51
45,892
2,340,486
95%
44,479
+ 3%
43,034
+ 7%
CLE^
54
42,401
2,289,647
98%
41,878
+ 1%
40,039
+ 6%
TEX
57
38,654
2,203,283
79%
35,526
+ 8%
27,582
+40%
SEA
51
38,836
1,980,636
66%
32,653
+19%
22,510
+72%
NYY
57
32,046
1,826,643
56%
26,073
+23%
24,361
+31%
TOR
55
32,130
1,767,170
64%
31,728
+ 1%
39,257
-18%
BOS
57
27,298
1,555,959
81%
28,247
- 3%
30,061
- 9%
CHI
52
24,050
1,250,599
54%
21,317
+13%
22,673
+ 6%
ANA^
53
21,924
1,161,989
64%
23,395
- 6%
24,287
-10%
KC
53
19,651
1,041,507
48%
18,446
+ 7%
17,622
+12%
MIL
54
18,489
998,426
35%
16,187
+14%
15,318
+21%
MIN^
55
17,880
983,397
37%
17,863
0%
14,690
+22%
DET^
57
16,343
931,543
35%
15,197
+ 7%
16,634
- 2%
OAK^
53
16,119
854,312
37%
12,901
+25%
16,540
- 2%
AL
759
27,913
21,185,597
60%
26,079
+ 7%
25,359
+10%
NOTES: (^) Oakland's first six home games in '96 were played at 9,300-seat Cashman Field in Las Vegas. Both Oakland and Cleveland have increased capacity slightly from '96, while Minnesota and Detroit have decreased capacity. Anaheim Stadium, currently being renovated, has capacity listed at 34,000, down from 64,406 in '96. The '96 comparison is of average attendance through the same number of dates. Due to the shortened '95 season, the '95 comparison is of final season average. -30-
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