2014 SBJ/SBD Reader Survey Judge Set To Decide On Sports Betting Jones On New Super Bowl Bidding Rule Baer On Giants' "Organizational Culture" Atlantic Sun Reaches Deal With LakePoint Game 3 Dedicated To Fighting Cancer AutoNation Sponsors Bowl Game In Orlando Paul Allen Pledges Up To $100M In Ebola Fight UM Cuts Student Football Season-Ticket Prices Galaxy, AEG Announce StubHub Center Upgrades
SBD/August 13, 2013/Research and RatingsPrint All
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
TEAMGMSTOTALAVG.% CAP.PREV.%+/-GMS ('12) Yankees582,330,61840,18379.9%43,298-7.2%56 Rangers572,238,45739,27181.6%43,608-9.9%58 Tigers562,112,46737,72391.4%37,7200.0%56 Angels622,303,27537,15081.7%37,556-1.1%55 Red Sox602,071,81134,53092.3%37,616-8.2%63 Blue Jays601,931,06232,18465.3%28,34613.5%54 Twins541,709,12731,65181.1%35,200-10.1%58 Orioles581,722,04429,69064.6%25,84214.9%57 Athletics551,291,58223,48367.0%20,64913.7%60 White Sox571,322,15023,19657.1%24,432-5.1%58 Mariners631,457,49023,13548.7%22,7101.9%54 Royals591,310,96422,22058.6%23,126-3.9%53 Indians621,245,34520,08647.6%20,677-2.9%59 Astros*621,224,98419,75847.0%21,283-7.2%59 Rays581,071,60818,47654.2%20,572-10.2%59 AL TOTALS88125,342,98428,76667.7%30,111-4.5%800 MLB TOTALS1,75954,162,41830,79271.1%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.