Interim MLB Attendance Report: through May 2017 games

Below is the interim MLB Attendance Report through games played in May. League wide attendance is virtually flat, down .6% through similar time period as last year. As expected, Cleveland is riding last years World Series run right into 2017, while Atlanta opened a new facility.

Here is a team by team report to look at attendance performance over the years.

Major League Baseball Attendance 2015

Major League Baseball was relatively flat this year with a modest .2% increase year over year in average attendance.

League change over the year 20151006

Big winners this year were the Royals, Mets, Astros and Blue Jays. All four were playoff teams and with the exception of the Royals, it was the first playoff birth in quite a while.

Change by team 20151006

This is an interactive report that allows you to drill into each team. Enjoy.

MLB Attendance Interim Report: July 2015

MLB Attendance had a strong July to bounce to a positive year over year number of 1.4% through July games.

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The Royals and Mariners continue to have the biggest turnarounds in the league with a 43% and 22% increase year over year. As I’ve mentioned before, this is due to the “opportunity for improvement”. The Royals and Mariners still rank 10th and 18th across the league for average attendance.

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Here is a look at some specific teams attendance this year:

Kansas City Royals

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Seattle Mariners

Seattle Attendance report

Houston Astros

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Philadelphia Phillies

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Atlanta Braves

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Tampa Bay Rays

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