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MLL Attendance Down 12.6% From Record-Setting Figure Last Season

Major League Lacrosse averaged 5,609 fans per game during the '12 regular season, down 12.6% from last season's record-setting figure. The '12 average is still up from two seasons ago. The Boston Cannons led the league in attendance this season, marking the first time a club other than the Denver Outlaws has led MLL at the gate since '06. Despite a first-place finish in the regular season standings, the Outlaws saw attendance drop 31.1% from last season's MLL-record 12,331 fans per game. Listed below is team-by-team attendance for MLL during the '12 season, with comparisons to last season (THE DAILY).

'12 MLL REGULAR-SEASON ATTENDANCE
TEAM
GMS
TOTAL
AVG.
PREV.
% +/-
GMS ('11)
Boston Cannons
7
67,534
9,648
8,661
11.4%
6
Chesapeake Bayhawks
7
66,668
9,524
8,161
16.7%
6
Denver Outlaws
7
59,471
8,496
12,331
-31.1%
6
Charlotte Hounds*
7
39,988
5,713
n/a
n/a
n/a
Rochester Rattlers
7
25,548
3,650
4,307
-15.3%
6
Ohio Machine*
7
24,876
3,554
n/a
n/a
n/a
Long Island Lizards
7
17,147
2,450
3,827
-36.0%
6
Hamilton Nationals
7
12,864
1,838
1,214
51.4%
6
MLL TOTALS
56
314,096
5,609
6,417
-12.6%
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NOTE: * = Expansion club.
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