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MLB teams are averaging 30,687 fans per game through 667 games this season, up 1.6% from 30,203 fans per game through 293 games last year. In the AL, teams are averaging 28,169 fans per game, down 2.6%. The Yankees sit atop the AL with 51,389 fans per game, up 4.1% from the same period a year ago. In Boston, the Red Sox continue to find ways to pack Fenway Park (101% capacity), as attendance is up 2.6% from a year ago. The upstart Rays are seeing the largest gains at the turnstiles, up 24.2% after posting their best April record in franchise history, while the Rangers are seeing the biggest slide, off 23.2%. The following lists AL and MLB attendance through May 19, with comparisons to the same period in '07. See tomorrow's issue of THE DAILY for NL attendance (THE DAILY).MLB AMERICAN LEAGUE ATTENDANCE THROUGH MAY 19HOME TEAMGMSTOTALAVG.% CAP.PREV.% +/-GMS ('07)Yankees201,027,77451,38990.3%49,3724.1%19
Angels25994,99939,80087.9%40,878-2.6%22 Tigers20754,52537,72690.3%32,72315.3%19 Red Sox23864,49537,587101.0%36,6412.6%22 Mariners24627,09526,12955.1%28,979-9.8%22 White Sox16412,63525,79063.5%31,027-16.9%18 Blue Jays19484,22425,48551.4%26,480-3.8%23 Twins25608,92924,35752.2%27,210-10.5%23 Rangers22529,70324,07749.2%31,346-23.2%19 Orioles21502,13523,91149.6%22,7675.0%20 Indians25577,72623,10953.2%21,1929.0%21 A's22430,12619,55155.8%23,413-16.5%22 Royals21390,94418,61649.0%18,0773.0%21 Rays*24442,70218,44656.4%14,85524.2%22 AL TOTALS3078,648,01228,16964.6%28,926-2.6%293 MLB TOTALS66720,468,21330,68769.2%30,2031.6%634
* = Includes three designated Rays home games against the Blue Jays played in Orlando in April.