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October 5, 2009

2009 MLB attendance details

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ October 5, 2009 3:16 pm

Maury Brown:

With Major League Baseball feeling the full weight of the recession and decreasing seating capacity in two new ballparks, the 2009 regular season ended with 73,364,441 in total attendance a decline of 6.65 percent. In terms of average attendance, over the course of 2,419 games, MLB saw an average of 30,328 compared to an average of 32,543 over 2,415 games, a decline of 6.8 percent (NOTE: Totals and Minnesota figures to be adjusted after tiebreaker game on Tuesday). The decline in attendance this year is the steepest since 1952, and yet, baseball will see the fifth highest attendance figure ever. …

from the pdf here are the figures for the Sox:



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