The Ni-gun Hanshin Tigers played their game against Hiroshima at Koshien Stadium earlier today and set a new attendance record by drawing 10,093 fans. The previous of 7,054 was set on September 23, 2009 (which also coincided with Shuta Tanaka’s retirement game).
Source: Sanspo 5/3/2016
[UPDATE 5/4 @ 6:13pm]
A few more interesting attendance notes:
Source: Sponichi 5/4/2016
[UPDATE 5/4 @ 7:32pm]
Today’s Ni-gun Hiroshima-Hanshin game at Koshien Stadium drew 12,631 fans.
Source: Nikkan Sports 5/4/2016
[UPDATE 5/5 @ 5:45pm]
The Ni-gun Hanshin Tigers drew 10,721 to their game against the Hiroshima Carp at Koshien Stadium today. It should be noted, that some fans attended the game because wanted to see/show their support for Ni-gun manager Masayuki Kakefu.
Ni-gun Hanshin is slated to play two games at Koshien Stadium against Yomiuri on June 11 and 12.