Baseball Attendance Reports

A brief preliminary review of 2013 Major League Baseball attendance is available by
clicking on the link below.   It includes a team-by-team comparison of 2013 vs. 2012

2013 Preliminary Major League Baseball Attendance Review

The complete 2013 Major League Attendance Analysis should be posted by May, 2014.

The comprehensive 2012 Major League Baseball Attendance Analysis, and 2013 Minor
League Baseball Attendance Analysis can be found below.

2013, 2012, 2011, 2010 and 2009 Baseball Attendance Analysis Reports

The Number Tamer Baseball Attendance Analysis reports for 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
and 2009 can be downloaded in PDF format 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 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.


This report is an extensive overview of 2012 Major League attendance.   It includes:

  • Attendance notes for every team
  • Historical attendance highlights going back to 1900
  • Attendance in multi-team cities
  • Yearly total and average attendance per date for each league (1900-2012)
  • Attendance records 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 2012
  • Number of times each team had the best and worst attendance in its league        

Download it here:

2013 MAJOR League Baseball Attendance Analysis - coming in May, 2014

2012 MAJOR League Baseball Attendance Analysis

2011 MAJOR League Baseball Attendance Analysis

2010 MAJOR League Baseball Attendance Analysis

2009 MAJOR 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 report features 2013 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
teams, along with an analysis of the growth in Minor League attendance in recent
decades.   Each current team's record-high attendance is provided.

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.

Download it here:

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.


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, 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.   Comments and suggestions are always welcome.

Please note that all of these reports are copyrighted.

I've compiled and written many analytical reports for a wide variety of advertisers.
I wish I could share them with you, but I can't.   Sorry about that, but clients trusted me
with confidential data, and they (and their lawyers) wouldn't want me to violate that
trust.   I'm sure you or your clients would appreciate the same discretion.