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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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