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  • MLB Attendance Down Just Over 2%; Orioles Lead All Teams In Gains

    MLB teams are averaging 30,792 fans per game through Aug. 12, down just over 2% compared to the same period last season. The Orioles lead all MLB teams in gains to date, up 15% at Camden Yards. The Blue Jays and A's are also seeing strong gains, with both clubs up nearly 14% at home. Despite a strong record, the Rays rank last in attendance in the AL and are down 10% at the gate. The Rangers and Twins are also seeing a 10% drop at home. The Astros, Mariners and Indians are the only AL clubs averaging less than 50% capacity at home. Listed below is team-by-team attendance for the AL through Aug. 12, with comparisons to the same period last season. See tomorrow's issue for NL figures (THE DAILY).

    MLB AMERICAN LEAGUE ATTENDANCE THROUGH JULY 12
    TEAM
    GMS
    TOTAL
    AVG.
    % CAP.
    PREV.
    %+/-
    GMS ('12)
    Yankees
    58
    2,330,618
    40,183
    79.9%
    43,298
    -7.2%
    56
    Rangers
    57
    2,238,457
    39,271
    81.6%
    43,608
    -9.9%
    58
    Tigers
    56
    2,112,467
    37,723
    91.4%
    37,720
    0.0%
    56
    Angels
    62
    2,303,275
    37,150
    81.7%
    37,556
    -1.1%
    55
    Red Sox
    60
    2,071,811
    34,530
    92.3%
    37,616
    -8.2%
    63
    Blue Jays
    60
    1,931,062
    32,184
    65.3%
    28,346
    13.5%
    54
    Twins
    54
    1,709,127
    31,651
    81.1%
    35,200
    -10.1%
    58
    Orioles
    58
    1,722,044
    29,690
    64.6%
    25,842
    14.9%
    57
    Athletics
    55
    1,291,582
    23,483
    67.0%
    20,649
    13.7%
    60
    White Sox
    57
    1,322,150
    23,196
    57.1%
    24,432
    -5.1%
    58
    Mariners
    63
    1,457,490
    23,135
    48.7%
    22,710
    1.9%
    54
    Royals
    59
    1,310,964
    22,220
    58.6%
    23,126
    -3.9%
    53
    Indians
    62
    1,245,345
    20,086
    47.6%
    20,677
    -2.9%
    59
    Astros*
    62
    1,224,984
    19,758
    47.0%
    21,283
    -7.2%
    59
    Rays
    58
    1,071,608
    18,476
    54.2%
    20,572
    -10.2%
    59
    AL TOTALS
    881
    25,342,984
    28,766
    67.7%
    30,111
    -4.5%
    800
    MLB TOTALS
    1,759
    54,162,418
    30,792
    71.1%
    31,534
    -2.4%
    1,713
     

    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 were moved from the NL to the AL beginning with the '13 season. NL totals include figures for the Astros from last season.

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