|Baseball Attendance Reports
|2018 Major and Minor League Baseball Preliminary Attendance Summary
This report will have 2018 attendance data and notes for Major and Minor League
Baseball. It will include highlights, plus attendance for each team for 2018, with a
comparison with 2017 attendance. The report will be available in October.
2009 through 2017 Baseball Attendance Analysis Reports
The Number Tamer Baseball Attendance Analysis reports for 2009 through 2017 can
be downloaded from this page. There are two separate reports each year, one for
Major League Baseball, while the other covers Minor League Baseball, including all
independent leagues. To read them, just click on the respective PDF link, on this
page, below each report's description. The section covering other sports in the 2017
Major League Analysis will be updated periodically during the year, and will contain
some 2018 data.
The link for the 2017 MAJOR League Baseball Attendance Analysis can be found
below the next section on this page. The link for the 2017 MINOR League Baseball
Analysis is further down on this same page.
The raw figures in these reports come from leagues and teams. But the data analysis
was done by me. Much of this information cannot be found anywhere else.
2017 NUMBER TAMER MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ATTENDANCE ANALYSIS
This 232 page report is an extensive overview of 2017 and historical Major League
Baseball attendance. It includes:
- Expanded 2017 and historical attendance notes for every team.
- Major League attendance statistics going back to 1900.
- Attendance in multi-team cities.
- Yearly total and average attendance per date for each league (1900-2017).
- Season, game, and sellout attendance records, plus recent attendance trends
for baseball and other sports.
- Changes in attendance since the 1994-95 strike.
- How new ballparks and championship teams affect attendance.
- All-Star Game and Post-Season attendance.
- Largest increases and decreases in team attendance in Major League history.
- Yearly listing of teams with the best and worst attendance in each league from
1900 through 2017.
- Number of times each team had the best and worst attendance in its league.
- Big gains and losses by teams a year after they played in the World Series.
- Total attendance at current Major League ballparks.
- History of 1930's and 1940's night games.
- Sunday and holiday doubleheader attendance in the 1950's, 1960's, and 1970's.
Download it here:
2017 MAJOR League Baseball Attendance Analysis
2016 MAJOR League Baseball Attendance Analysis
2015 MAJOR League Baseball Attendance Analysis
2014 MAJOR League Baseball Attendance Analysis
2013 MAJOR League Baseball Attendance Analysis
2012 MAJOR League Baseball Attendance Analysis
2011 MAJOR League Baseball Attendance Analysis
2010 MAJOR League Baseball Attendance Analysis
2009 MAJOR League Baseball Attendance Analysis
2017 NUMBER TAMER MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ATTENDANCE ANALYSIS
Minor League Baseball is more popular than ever. Total attendance is up about five
fold since the early 1970's. This 187 page report features 2017 attendance highlights
and statistics for all Major League affiliated and independent Minor Leagues. There
is a section about Minor League teams that play in the same TV markets as Major
League Baseball or NFL, NBA, or NHL teams, along with an analysis of the growth in
Minor League attendance in recent decades. Each current league's and team's
record-high attendance is provided. NEW IN THIS YEAR'S REPORT: Tables showing
1990-2017 yearly total attendance and average attendance per date for each league
can be found at the end of each league's highlights summary.
Historical features include: A yearly listing of total Minor League attendance, along
with a list of individual team attendance leaders going back to 1940; A look back at
1949, when Minor League attendance established a record high attendance that
lasted until 1999; A look back at 1961 and 1962, when Minor League attendance
reached a low point; A section about Minor League markets that later joined the Major
Leagues; Comparison of attendance growth for Minor League Baseball with other
team sports; Teams that drew at least 500,000 in a season.
Download it here:
2017 MINOR League Baseball Attendance Analysis
2016 MINOR League Baseball Attendance Analysis
2015 MINOR League Baseball Attendance Analysis
2014 MINOR League Baseball Attendance Analysis
2013 MINOR League Baseball Attendance Analysis
2012 MINOR League Baseball Attendance Analysis
2011 MINOR League Baseball Attendance Analysis
2010 MINOR League Baseball Attendance Analysis
2009 MINOR League Baseball Attendance Analysis
Reports from earlier years are available upon request.
NOTE TO SPORTS TEAMS, LEAGUES, WEBSITES, AND MEDIA:
These baseball reports are available for your use totally free of charge. You may
copy, distribute, and publish any of this material, including statistical tables. Credit to
numbertamer.com, or to David Kronheim, would be appreciated, and if my data
appears in your publication or on your Website, I'd love to see it.
Please feel free to contact me with any questions. I have an extensive database of
attendance data from Major League and Minor League Baseball, the NFL, NBA, WNBA,
NHL, Minor League Hockey, and Major League Soccer. I'm glad to share with
everyone, for free. Comments, corrections, and suggestions are always welcome.
Please note that all of these reports are copyrighted.