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The following presents MLB AL ticket sales through August 28, with comparisons to the similar time period in ’05. The White Sox continue to post the largest increase in sales, up 30.6% from ’05, while the Orioles posted the largest decline, down 20.1%. The Tigers, Blue Jays, and D’Rays have also seen significant increases in attendance. (THE DAILY).
MLB AL TICKET SALES (THROUGH AUGUST 28)TEAM06 DATESTOTAL06 AVG.% CAP.05 AVG.%+/-05 DATESYankees623,224,23052,00489.1%49,1735.8%68Angels652,759,66242,45693.0%41,8261.5%65White Sox672,441,68136,44388.7%27,91030.6%64Red Sox632,279,58036,184100.4%35,1552.9%60Tigers642,038,21731,84772.7%25,35725.6%64Mariners672,100,69331,35462.0%33,844-7.4%65Rangers651,955,35230,08261.2%33,095-9.1%64Blue Jays681,886,98727,75055.0%23,14619.9%62Orioles701,850,89726,44154.2%33,075-20.1%67Twins641,789,98827,96958.0%25,5949.3%65Indians661,691,96825,63659.2%22,51213.9%63Athletics631,494,36523,72068.4%24,669-3.8%65Royals651,145,38917,62142.8%18,802-6.3%62D'Rays651,096,95216,87643.4%13,88121.6%69AL TOTALS91427,755,96130,36869.7%29,1904.0%903MLB TOTALS1,95461,575,39331,51271.3%30,9981.7%1,939