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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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