Tag Archive: Attendance

[9/15/2017] NPB Attendance Figures through September 15

Central League

Attendance

Teams 2017 2016
  Gm Attendance Avg/Gm Chg Gm Attendance Avg/Gm
Hiroshima 66 2,022,153 30,639 +2.8% 66 1,966,811 29,800
Yomiuri 65 2,683,263 41,281 -1.6% 62 2,602,259 41,972
Yokohama 63 1,755,067 27,858 +3.7% 68 1,826,605 26,862
Hanshin 66 2,798,449 42,401 +2.6% 63 2,603,471 41,325
Yakult 65 1,681,286 25,866 +4.2% 64 1,588,210 24,816
Chunichi 68 1,881,062 27,663 -4.3% 65 1,879,850 28,921
Totals 393 12,821,280 32,624 +1.5% 388 12,467,206 32,132

Game Times

  2017 2016
All Games 3:13 (447 games) 3:15 (483 games)
Nine Innings 3:07 (393 games) 3:10 (433 games)

Pacific League

Attendance

Teams 2017 2016
  Gm Attendance Avg/Gm Chg Gm Attendance Avg/Gm
Nippon Ham 61 1,756,976 28,803 +1.7% 61 1,727,228 28,315
Rakuten 61 1,524,901 24,998 +10.7% 64 1,445,810 22,591
Seibu 61 1,414,320 23,186 +4.6% 62 1,374,011 22,161
Lotte 65 1,307,685 20,118 -6.3% 63 1,352,524 21,469
Orix 66 1,478,981 22,409 -10.9% 63 1,583,831 25,140
Softbank 66 2,316,630 35,100 +1.0% 63 2,188,644 34,740
Totals 380 9,799,493 25,788 +0.2% 376 9,672,048 25,724

Game Times

  2017 2016
All Games 3:14 (434 games) 3:18 (483 games)
Nine Innings 3:10 (399 games) 3:13 (437 games)

Source: NPB 6/13/2017

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[9/14/2017] Hiroshima Carp top two million in attendance

The Hiroshima Carp topped two million in attendance today. They reached the milestone in their sixty-sixth home game of the year (two games faster than last year).

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SOF

[8/24/2017] Softbank Hawks reach two million in attendance

The Softbank Hawks reached two million in attendance in their fifty-eighth home game of the season on August 24. Fifty-eight games tied the franchise record set in 2015.

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[8/24/2017] Chiba Lotte Marines topped one million on August 12

The Chiba Lotte Marines topped one million in attendance in their fifty-first home game of the year on August 12. They needed only forty-seven games to reach one million last season.

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[8/24/2017] Yomiuri Giants reached two million in attendance on August 8

The Yomiuri Giants reached two million in attendance in their forty-ninth home game of the year on August 8. They reached the same total last year in forty-eight home games.

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[8/1/2017] Orix Buffaloes topped one million on July 28

The Orix Buffaloes topped one million in attendance in their forty-fifth home game on July 28. They hit one million in attendance in their forty-first home game last year.

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SEI

[8/1/2017] Seibu Lions reach one million in attendance

The Seibu Lions reached one million in attendance in their forty-fourth home game of the year today. The Lions announced this was the quickest they made it to one million since actual attendance figures became available to the public in 2005.

Source: Sanspo 8/1/2017

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[7/26/2017] Hanshin Tigers top two million in attendance

The Hanshin Tigers topped two million in attendance today in their forty-seventh home game of the year. They are the first team in either league to make it to the two million mark this season. The Tigers reached two million in one fewer game than last year.

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[7/26/2017] Rakuten Eagles reach one million in attendance

The Rakuten Eagles reached one million in attendance today. They set a new franchise record by hitting one million in their forty-first home game of the year, three games faster than their previous record of forty-four games, set in 2015 and 2016.

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[7/22/2017] Yakult Swallows hit one million in attendance

The Yakult Swallows hit one million in attendance after playing in their fortieth home game of the season. They needed forty-three games last year.

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