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  • MLB Attendance Down 1% Through May 10; Padres Up 20% At Petco Park

    MLB is averaging 27,812 fans per game through May 10, down 1% compared to the same period last year. The Phillies lead all teams with an average of 45,455 fans, while packing Citizens Bank Park to 104.1% capacity. The Padres are seeing the biggest gains at the gate among NL clubs, despite being in last place in the NL West. The Giants are seeing a 15.5% increase in attendance at AT&T Park on the heels of the club's World Series victory last season. The Dodgers are seeing the sharpest drop among NL clubs, with attendance down 16.2% to date. Listed below is team-by-team attendance for all NL clubs through May 10, with comparisons to the same period last year. See tomorrow's issue of THE DAILY for AL figures (THE DAILY).

    MLB NATIONAL LEAGUE ATTENDANCE THROUGH MAY 10
    HOME TEAM
    GMS
    TOTAL
    AVG.
    % CAP.
    PREV.
    % +/-
    GMS ('10)
    Phillies
    20
    909,100
    45,455
    104.1%
    45,067
    0.9%
    16
    Giants
    13
    544,630
    41,895
    100.0%
    36,288
    15.5%
    15
    Cardinals
    19
    698,629
    36,770
    83.6%
    39,443
    -6.8%
    13
    Dodgers
    18
    660,101
    36,672
    65.5%
    43,749
    -16.2%
    16
    Cubs
    18
    626,530
    34,807
    84.6%
    38,539
    -9.7%
    14
    Rockies
    15
    504,861
    33,657
    66.7%
    30,736
    9.5%
    12
    Brewers
    15
    490,098
    32,673
    78.0%
    35,064
    -6.8%
    13
    Mets
    18
    524,797
    29,155
    69.7%
    31,847
    -8.5%
    19
    Braves
    15
    403,175
    26,878
    54.2%
    29,000
    -7.3%
    12
    Padres
    21
    556,528
    26,501
    62.1%
    22,052
    20.2%
    16
    Astros
    18
    448,789
    24,933
    60.9%
    25,603
    -2.6%
    22
    D'Backs
    19
    435,627
    22,928
    47.1%
    25,070
    -8.5%
    16
    Reds
    19
    425,952
    22,419
    53.0%
    20,321
    10.3%
    18
    Nationals
    15
    309,103
    20,607
    49.6%
    19,476
    5.8%
    19
    Pirates
    17
    292,833
    17,225
    44.9%
    16,843
    2.3%
    16
    Marlins
    20
    342,063
    17,103
    44.4%
    17,420
    -1.8%
    16
    NL TOTALS
    280
    8,172,816
    29,189
    66.5%
    29,236
    -0.2%
    253
    MLB TOTALS
    528
    14,684,840
    27,812
    64.2%
    28,105
    -1.0%
    477
     
     

    NOTES: Teams can exceed 100% capacity because of standing-room-only ticket sales. All attendance figures are based on totals posted immediately following games. They may not reflect any subsequent adjustments made by teams or the league.

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