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Five NL clubs are seeing double-digit percentage growth at the gate this season, led by the Marlins (+65.7%) and the Nationals (+26.9%). The Marlins have seen average attendance grow from 17,101 to 28,330 during the team's first season at Marlins Park. The Phillies continue to lead all MLB clubs in attendance with 44,747 fans per game, packing Citizens Bank Park to 102.5% capacity. The Astros are seeing the sharpest drop among all clubs, down 16.4% at Minute Maid Park. Listed below is team-by-team attendance for NL clubs through July 7, with comparisons to the same period last year. See yesterday's issue for AL figures (THE DAILY).MLB NATIONAL LEAGUE ATTENDANCE THROUGH THE ALL-STAR BREAK
TEAMGMSTOTALAVG.% CAP.PREV.%+/-GMS ('11) Phillies441,968,85944,747102.5%45,482-1.6%49 Cardinals431,799,76341,85595.2%37,69711.0%46 Giants421,748,73541,63799.3%41,736-0.2%44 Dodgers431,756,09640,83972.9%36,60311.6%50 Cubs391,463,36337,52291.5%36,5962.5%46 Brewers431,501,36934,91683.3%35,436-1.5%47 Rockies431,464,40734,05667.6%35,050-2.8%44 Braves421,255,63729,89660.4%28,1246.3%44 Nationals401,187,11429,67871.5%23,39226.9%44 Mets451,322,30029,38470.3%30,154-2.6%40 Reds391,107,46928,39767.1%26,7306.2%44 Marlins*441,246,50428,33075.7%17,10165.7%50 D'Backs441,241,13028,20858.0%23,95117.8%42 Padres441,129,71425,67560.1%24,4744.9%46 Pirates421,069,94625,47566.4%23,5788.0%45 Astros45992,22022,04953.8%26,364-16.4%47 NL TOTALS68222,254,62632,63174.3%30,8475.8%728 MLB TOTALS1,28039,990,58731,24372.2%29,7235.1%1,361
NOTES: All attendance data is based on totals posted immediately following games. Figures do not reflect any subsequent adjustments made by teams or the league. * = The Marlins moved to the new Marlins Park from Sun Life Stadium following the '11 season.