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MLS Average Attendance At All-Star Break On Pace To Break Record Set Last Season

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 27 / 16

At the All-Star break, MLS teams are averaging 21,429 fans, putting the league on pace to top last year's record-setting figure of 21,109. Overall, half of the league's 20 teams are seeing year-over-year increases at the gate, with the Impact leading the way (+36%) after getting six sellouts at Sap...

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