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  • Dodgers, Nationals, Reds Seeing Strong Attendance Gains; Marlins Down 38%

    The Dodgers led all MLB clubs at the gate through May 29 with an average of 43,417 fans per game, up 11% from the team's average at the same point last season. The Nationals lead all MLB clubs in percentage gain to date, up 22% in DC. Nine of 15 NL clubs are seeing declines at home thus far. The Marlins are seeing the sharpest drop among all MLB clubs, down 38% during the team's second season at Marlins Park. The Phillies, Cubs, Brewers and Pirates are also seeing double-digit percentage dips at home. Listed below is team-by-team attendance for the NL through May 29, with comparisons to the same period last season. Also see yesterday's issue for AL figures (THE DAILY).

    MLB NATIONAL LEAGUE ATTENDANCE THROUGH MAY 29
    TEAM
    GMS
    TOTAL
    AVG.
    % CAP.
    PREV.
    %+/-
    GMS ('12)
    Dodgers
    29
    1,259,106
    43,417
    77.5%
    39,109
    11.0%
    28
    Giants
    29
    1,208,075
    41,658
    99.4%
    41,511
    0.4%
    24
    Cardinals
    23
    935,338
    40,667
    92.5%
    42,096
    -3.4%
    24
    Phillies
    24
    914,699
    38,112
    87.3%
    44,937
    -15.2%
    24
    Nationals
    26
    868,685
    33,411
    79.0%
    27,331
    22.2%
    23
    Cubs
    25
    823,399
    32,936
    80.3%
    37,251
    -11.6%
    26
    Rockies
    26
    839,255
    32,279
    63.9%
    32,458
    -0.6%
    25
    Brewers
    29
    911,273
    31,423
    75.0%
    35,440
    -11.3%
    24
    Braves
    21
    633,392
    30,162
    61.1%
    29,061
    3.8%
    22
    Reds
    27
    793,046
    29,372
    69.4%
    26,666
    10.1%
    24
    D'Backs
    28
    754,228
    26,937
    55.4%
    28,147
    -4.3%
    25
    Mets
    29
    773,526
    26,673
    63.6%
    27,572
    -3.3%
    25
    Padres
    26
    657,582
    25,292
    59.5%
    24,351
    3.9%
    28
    Pirates
    28
    577,659
    20,631
    53.8%
    22,958
    -10.1%
    25
    Marlins
    26
    459,930
    17,690
    47.2%
    28,716
    -38.4%
    25
    NL TOTALS
    396
    12,409,193
    31,336
    71.1%
    31,857
    -1.6%
    398
    MLB TOTALS
    781
    22,821,024
    29,220
    67.6%
    30,108
    -2.9%
    742
                   

    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 Astros moved from the NL to the AL for the '13 season. NL totals from '12 include figures for the Astros.

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