Major League Baseball attendance records

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Attendance for all teams 1890 - 2008 (updated)

Most Attended Game in history[edit]

115,300 is the all time record. It was a preseason game between the defending champions Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday March 29, 2008 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2008/03/31/us-baseball-dodgers-idUSSP26421220080331

Highest season home totals, by team[edit]

Team name Season Home attendance Per game average Ballpark
Arizona Diamondbacks [1] 1998 3,610,290 44,571 Bank One Ballpark
Atlanta Braves [2] 1993 3,884,720 47,960 Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Baltimore Orioles [3] 1997 3,711,132 45,816 Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Boston Red Sox [4] 2009 3,062,699 37,811 Fenway Park
Chicago Cubs [5] 2008 3,300,200 40,743 Wrigley Field
Chicago White Sox [6] 2006 2,957,414 36,511 U.S. Cellular Field
Cincinnati Reds [7] 1976 2,629,708 32,466 Riverfront Stadium
Cleveland Indians [8] 1999 3,468,456 42,820 Jacobs Field
Colorado Rockies [9] 1993 4,483,350 55,350 Mile High Stadium
Detroit Tigers [10] 2008 3,202,645 39,539 Comerica Park
Florida Marlins [11] 1993 3,064,847 37,838 Joe Robbie Stadium
Houston Astros [12] 2004 3,087,872 38,122 Minute Maid Park
Kansas City Royals [13] 1989 2,477,700 30,589 Royals Stadium
Los Angeles Angels [14] 2006 3,406,790 42,059 Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Los Angeles Dodgers [15] 2007 3,857,036 47,618 Dodger Stadium
Milwaukee Brewers [16] 2011 3,071,373 37,918 Miller Park
Minnesota Twins [17] 2010 3,223,640 39,798 Target Field
New York Mets [18] 2008 4,042,045 49,902 Shea Stadium
New York Yankees [19] 2008 4,298,655 53,070 Yankee Stadium
Oakland Athletics [20] 1990 2,900,217 35,805 Oakland Coliseum
Philadelphia Phillies[21][22][23][24][25] 2011 3,680,718 45,440 Citizens Bank Park
Pittsburgh Pirates [26] 2001 2,464,870 30,430 PNC Park
Seattle Mariners [27] 2002 3,542,938 43,740 Safeco Field
St. Louis Cardinals [28] 2007 3,552,180 43,854 Busch Stadium
San Diego Padres [29] 2004 3,016,752 37,244 PETCO Park
San Francisco Giants [30] 2011 3,387,303 41,819 AT&T Park
Tampa Bay Rays [31] 1998 2,506,293 30,942 Tropicana Field
Texas Rangers [32] 2012 3,460,280 42,720 The Ballpark in Arlington
Toronto Blue Jays [33] 1993 4,057,947 50,098 SkyDome
Washington Nationals [34] 2005 2,731,993 33,728 R.F.K. Stadium

4 million or more home attendance totals[edit]

Toronto Blue Jays became the first team in baseball history to draw 4 million mark in attendance in 1991 season. [35]

Team name Season Home attendance Per game Ballpark
Colorado Rockies [9] 1993 4,483,350 55,350 Mile High Stadium
New York Yankees [19] 2008 4,298,655 53,070 Yankee Stadium
New York Yankees [19] 2007 4,271,867 52,739 Yankee Stadium
New York Yankees [19] 2006 4,248,067 52,445 Yankee Stadium
New York Yankees [19] 2005 4,090,696 50,502 Yankee Stadium
Toronto Blue Jays [33] 1993 4,057,947 50,098 SkyDome
New York Mets [18] 2008 4,042,045 49,902 Shea Stadium
Toronto Blue Jays [33] 1992 4,028,318 49,732 SkyDome
Toronto Blue Jays [33] 1991 4,001,527 49,402 SkyDome

Progression of the home field attendance record[edit]

Season Team Home attendance Per game Ballpark
1993 Colorado Rockies [36] 4,483,350 55,350 Mile High Stadium
1992 Toronto Blue Jays [35] 4,028,318 49,732 SkyDome
1991 Toronto Blue Jays [35] 4,001,527 49,402 SkyDome
1990 Toronto Blue Jays [35] 3,885,284 47,966 SkyDome
1982 Los Angeles Dodgers [35] 3,608,881 44,554 Dodger Stadium
1978 Los Angeles Dodgers [37] 3,347,845 41,331 Dodger Stadium
1977 Los Angeles Dodgers 2,955,087 36,483 Dodger Stadium
1962 Los Angeles Dodgers [38] 2,755,184 33,195 Dodger Stadium
1948 Cleveland Indians [38] 2,620,627 33,172 Cleveland Stadium
1946 New York Yankees [39] 2,265,512 29,422 Yankee Stadium
1920 New York Yankees [39] 1,289,422 16,746 Polo Grounds IV
1908 New York Giants[citation needed] 910,000 11,375 Polo Grounds III
1905 Chicago White Sox[citation needed] 687,419 8,383 South Side Park II
1904 Boston Americans[citation needed] 623,295 7,695 Huntington Avenue Grounds
1903 New York Giants[citation needed] 579,530 8,279 Polo Grounds III
1895 Philadelphia Phillies[citation needed] 474,971 7,142 Baker Bowl
1894 New York Giants[citation needed] 387,000 5,650 Polo Grounds III
1893 Philadelphia Phillies[citation needed] 293,019 4,406 Philadelphia Baseball Grounds
1891 Philadelphia Phillies[citation needed] 217,282 3,149 Philadelphia Baseball Grounds
1890 Philadelphia Phillies[citation needed] 148,366 2,231 Philadelphia Baseball Grounds

Largest crowds at a World Series game[edit]

Attendance Opponents Game number Date Stadium
92,706 Chicago White Sox at Los Angeles Dodgers Game 5 October 6, 1959 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
92,650 Chicago White Sox at Los Angeles Dodgers Game 4 October 5, 1959 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
92,394 Chicago White Sox at Los Angeles Dodgers Game 3 October 4, 1959 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
86,288 Boston Braves at Cleveland Indians Game 5 October 10, 1948 Cleveland Stadium
81,897 Boston Braves at Cleveland Indians Game 4 October 9, 1948 Cleveland Stadium
78,102 New York Giants at Cleveland Indians Game 4 October 2, 1954 Cleveland Stadium
74,065 Brooklyn Dodgers at New York Yankees Game 6 October 5, 1947 Yankee Stadium
73,977 Brooklyn Dodgers at New York Yankees Game 3 October 6, 1956 Yankee Stadium
73,365 Brooklyn Dodgers at New York Yankees Game 1 September 30, 1947 Yankee Stadium
71,787 Brooklyn Dodgers at New York Yankees Game 4 October 4, 1952 Yankee Stadium

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