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Brandon McClung is research associate for SportsBusiness Journal.

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MLB Attendance Flat At All-Star Break; Braves, Indians Up Big, While Royals, Pirates Slide

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 12 / 17

At MLB's All-Star break, clubs are averaging 30,159 fans per game, relatively flat compared to last year’s 30,119 at the same point in the season. The Dodgers, who own the league's best record, are leading all teams at the gate and are in line to lead MLB for a fifth consecutive season with an...

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Tags: Research and Ratings, MLB

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07/12/17
SportsBusiness Daily: MLB Avg. Attendance Flat At All-Star Break

At MLB's All-Star break, clubs are averaging 30,159 fans per game, relatively flat compared to last year’s 30,119 at the same point in the season. The Dodgers, who own the league's best record, are leading all teams at the gate and are in line to lead MLB for a fifth consecutive season with an ...

Tags: Research and Ratings, MLB

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06/02/17
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