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Marlins, Nationals Lead NL Attendance Gains, While Phillies Top All Clubs In Average

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
TEAM
GMS
TOTAL
AVG.
% CAP.
PREV.
%+/-
GMS ('11)
Phillies
44
1,968,859
44,747
102.5%
45,482
-1.6%
49
Cardinals
43
1,799,763
41,855
95.2%
37,697
11.0%
46
Giants
42
1,748,735
41,637
99.3%
41,736
-0.2%
44
Dodgers
43
1,756,096
40,839
72.9%
36,603
11.6%
50
Cubs
39
1,463,363
37,522
91.5%
36,596
2.5%
46
Brewers
43
1,501,369
34,916
83.3%
35,436
-1.5%
47
Rockies
43
1,464,407
34,056
67.6%
35,050
-2.8%
44
Braves
42
1,255,637
29,896
60.4%
28,124
6.3%
44
Nationals
40
1,187,114
29,678
71.5%
23,392
26.9%
44
Mets
45
1,322,300
29,384
70.3%
30,154
-2.6%
40
Reds
39
1,107,469
28,397
67.1%
26,730
6.2%
44
Marlins*
44
1,246,504
28,330
75.7%
17,101
65.7%
50
D'Backs
44
1,241,130
28,208
58.0%
23,951
17.8%
42
Padres
44
1,129,714
25,675
60.1%
24,474
4.9%
46
Pirates
42
1,069,946
25,475
66.4%
23,578
8.0%
45
Astros
45
992,220
22,049
53.8%
26,364
-16.4%
47
NL TOTALS
682
22,254,626
32,631
74.3%
30,847
5.8%
728
MLB TOTALS
1,280
39,990,587
31,243
72.2%
29,723
5.1%
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.

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