Tag Archive: Attendance

[10/5/2016] 2016 Pacific League Attendance and Game Times

Attendance

  Nippon Ham Rakuten Seibu Lotte Orix Softbank Inter-League Home
Nippon Ham     343,753
28,646
12 299,483
24,957
12 410,940
31,611
13 368,502
28,346
13 428,950
35,746
12 227,353
25,261
9 2,078,981
29,281
71
Rakuten 317,912
24,455
13     283,806
21,831
13 275,057
22,921
12 264,812
22,068
12 285,272
21,944
13 194,102
21,567
9 1,620,961
22,513
72
Seibu 295,124
22,702
13 238,529
19,877
12     264,692
22,058
12 355,191
27,933
12 277,749
21,365
13 206,909
22,990
9 1,618,194
22,791
71
Lotte 266,665
22,222
12 275,860
21,220
13 238,110
18,316
13     250,187
20,849
12 288,841
22,219
13 207,269
23,030
9 1,526,932
21,207
72
Orix 294,927
24,577
12 295,080
22,698
13 324,841
24,988
13 347,320
26,717
13     299,076
24,923
12 233,231
25,915
9 1,794,475
24,923
72
Softbank 464,304
35,716
13 425,083
35,424
12 444,559
37,047
12 421,303
35,109
12 415,404
31,954
13     322,330
35,814
9 2,492,983
35,112
71
Road 1,638,932
26,015
63 1,578,305
25,457
62 1,590,799
25,251
63 1,719,312
27,731
62 1,634,096
26,356
62 1,579,888
25,078
63 1,391,194
25,763
54 11,132,526
25,950
429
Inter-League 313,062
34,785
9 308,944
34,327
9 301,922
33,547
9 292,144
32,460
9 265,363
29,485
9 307,626
34,181
9     1,789,061
33,131
54

Attendance Changes

  2015 2016 Change Notes
Nippon Ham 1,959,943 2,078,981 +7.6% New franchise record
Rakuten 1,524,149 1,620,961 +4.9% New franchise record
Seibu 1,616,827 1,618,194 +1.5% New franchise record
Lotte 1,322,004 1,526,932 +13.9%  
Orix 1,767,220 1,794,475 +0.1% New franchise record
Softbank 2,535,877 2,492,983 -0.3%  
Totals 10,726,020 11,132,526 +3.8% New league record

Game Times

  Average 9 Innings 10 Innings 11 Innings 12 Innings < 9 Innings
Nippon Ham 3:19 143 3:13 129 3:45 6 4:03 4 4:47 4  
Rakuten 3:20 143 3:14 129 4:19 2 4:03 6 4:38 6  
Seibu 3:18 143 3:14 134 4:01 2 3:57 2 4:23 5  
Lotte 3:16 143 3:08 124 3:54 10 3:45 4 4:33 5  
Orix 3:17 143 3:12 133 3:39 3 3:57 1 4:50 6  
Softbank 3:22 143 3:16 127 3:54 8   4:43 7 1:38 1
Totals 3:18 483 3:13 437 3:52 17 3:58 9 4:38 19 1:38 1

Shortest Games

  • 2h20m – 09/30 – Lotte vs Nippon Ham – Sapporo Dome – 9 innings
  • 2h21m – 06/17 – Nippon Ham vs Chunichi – Nagoya Dome – 9 innings (IL)

Longest Games

  • 4h27m – 08/31 – Softbank vs Seibu – Seibu Prince Dome – 9 innings
  • 4h10m – 06/15 – Softbank vs Yakult – Jingu Stadium – 9 innings (IL)
  • 5h10m – 07/10 – Lotte vs Nippon Ham – Sapporo Dome – 12 innings
  • 5h13m – 06/07 – Chunichi vs Orix – Kyocera Dome – 12 innings (IL)
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[10/5/2016] 2016 Central League Attendance and Game Times

Attendance

  Hiroshima Yomiuri Yokohama Hanshin Yakult Chunichi Inter-League Home
Hiroshima     358,657
29,888
12 371,767
30,981
12 407,614
31,355
13 364,952
28,073
13 382,909
29,455
13 271,432
30,159
9 2,157,331
29,963
72
Yomiuri 555,604
42,739
13     467,097
38,925
12 515,245
43,770
12 524,756
40,366
13 526,681
40,514
13 404,725
44,969
9 3,004,108
41,724
72
Yokohama 365,132
28,087
13 368,071
28,313
13     329,607
27,467
12 353,144
27,165
13 284,231
23,686
12 238,961
26,551
9 1,939,146
26,933
72
Hanshin 531,925
44,327
12 529,915
40,763
13 505,718
38,901
13     508,452
43,371
12 457,376
38,115
12 377,176
41,908
9 2,910,562
40,994
71
Yakult 309,134
25,761
12 306,611
25,551
12 292,720
24,393
12 353,068
27,159
13     291,624
22,433
13 226,303
25,145
9 1,779,460
25,063
71
Chunichi 340,064
28,339
12 347,808
28,984
12 314,438
28,188
13 420,881
32,375
13 364,726
30,394
12     270,464
30,052
9 2,058,381
28,991
71
Road 2,101,859
33,901
62 1,911,602
30,824
62 1,951,740
31,480
62 2,036,415
32,324
63 2,116,030
33,588
63 1,942,821
30,838
63 1,789,061
33,131
54 13,848,988
32,282
429
Inter-League 189,454
21,050
9 281,515
31,279
9 234,633
26,070
9 234,367
26,041
9 204,903
22,767
9 246,322
27,369
9     1,391,194
25,763
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Attendance Changes

  2015 2016 Change Notes
Hiroshima 2,110,266 2,157,331 +0.8% New franchise record
Yomiuri 3,001,187 3,004,108 -1.3%  
Yokohama 1,813,800 1,939,146 +5.4% New franchise record
Hanshin 2,878,352 2,910,562 +2.5%  
Yakult 1,657,511 1,779,460 +8.9%  
Chunichi 2,049,784 2,058,381 +1.8%  
Totals 13,510,900 13,848,988 +2.5% New league record

Game Times

  Average 9 Innings 10 Innings 11 Innings 12 Innings < 9 Innings
Hiroshima 3:20 143 3:13 123 3:52 11 4:08 1 4:44 6 2:27 2
Yomiuri 3:08 143 3:02 129 3:27 4 4:00 3 4:09 7  
Yokohama 3:14 143 3:10 130 3:53 7 4:06 1 4:01 5  
Hanshin 3:18 143 3:14 131 3:49 5 4:16 1 4:28 5 3:15 1
Yakult 3:19 143 3:14 131 3:50 6 4:13 4 4:32 2  
Chunichi 3:13 143 3:05 124 3:47 8 4:06 5 4:19 6  
Totals 3:15 483 3:10 433 3:48 22 4:07 8 4:22 18 2:27 2

Shortest Games

  • 2h03m – 05/05 – Hiroshima vs Yomiuri – Tokyo Dome – 9 innings
  • 2h21m – 06/17 – Nippon Ham vs Chunichi – Nagoya Dome – 9 innings (IL)

Longest Games

  • 4h38m – 08/05 – Yomiuri vs Hiroshima – Mazda Stadium – 9 innings
  • 4h10m – 06/15 – Softbank vs Yakult – Jingu Stadium – 9 innings (IL)
  • 5h12m – 03/31 – Hanshin vs Yakult – Jingu Stadium – 12 innings
  • 5h14m – 06/07 – Chunichi vs Orix – Kyocera Dome – 12 innings (IL)
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YOM

[9/29/2016] Yomiuri Giants reach three million in attendance

The Yomiuri Giants reached three million in attendance in their seventy-second home game of the year. This was the third highest total since attendance figures became public in 2005.

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HAM

[9/25/2016] Nippon Ham Fighters reach two million in attendance

The Nippon Ham Fighters reached two million in attendance in their seventieth home game of the year. This was the first time they reached the milestone since their move to Hokkaido.

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CHU

[9/24/2016] Chunichi Dragons top two million in attendance

The Chunichi Dragons topped two million in attendance in their seventieth home game of the season, one game faster than last year.

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HIR

[9/16/2016] Hiroshima Carp reach two million in attendance

The Hiroshima Carp reached two million in attendance in their sixth-eighth home game of the year (same as last year).

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[9/9/2016] NPB Attendance Figures through September 8

Central League

Attendance

Teams 2016 2015
  Gm Attendance Avg/Gm Chg Gm Attendance Avg/Gm
Yakult 64 1,588,210 24,816 +10.3% 62 1,395,506 22,508
Yomiuri 62 2,602,259 41,972 +0.5% 63 2,631,286 41,766
Hanshin 63 2,603,471 41,325 +5.2% 63 2,475,922 39,300
Hiroshima 66 1,966,811 29,800 +1.2% 62 1,825,209 29,439
Chunichi 65 1,879,850 28,921 +3.0% 65 1,825,989 28,092
Yokohama 68 1,826,605 26,862 +6.0% 63 1,596,176 25,336
Totals 388 12,467,206 32,132 +3.4% 378 11,750,088 31,085

Game Times

  2016 2015
All Games 3:15 (442 games) 3:17 (483 games)
Nine Innings 3:10 (396 games) 3:11 (434 games)

Pacific League

Attendance

Teams 2016 2015
  Gm Attendance Avg/Gm Chg Gm Attendance Avg/Gm
Nippon Ham 61 1,727,228 28,315 +4.7% 62 1,676,782 27,045
Rakuten 64 1,445,810 22,591 +5.2% 62 1,331,385 21,474
Seibu 62 1,374,011 22,161 +1.9% 64 1,392,080 21,751
Lotte 63 1,352,524 21,469 +17.9% 58 1,056,422 18,214
Orix 63 1,583,831 25,140 +0.0% 62 1,558,474 25,137
Softbank 63 2,188,644 34,740 -1.7% 64 2,261,241 35,332
Totals 376 9,672,048 25,724 +3.2% 372 9,276,384 24,937

Game Times

  2016 2015
All Games 3:19 (430 games) 3:21 (483 games)
Nine Innings 3:13 (389 games) 3:16 (437 games)
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[8/26/2016] Softbank Hawks top two million in attendance

The Softbank Hawks topped two million in attendance in their fifty-nine home game of the year. It took them fifty-eight home games to reach the same total last year.

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LOT

[8/3/2016] Chiba Lotte Marines reach one million mark in attendance

The Chiba Lotte Marines reached the one million mark in attendance in their forty-seventh home game of the year on August 3. It took them fifty-six games to reach the same milestone last season.

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YOM

[7/31/2016] Yomiuri Giants top two million in attendance

The Yomiuri Giants topped two million in attendance in their forty-eighth home game of the year on July 31. It took them forty-nine games to reach the milestone last year.

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NPB Standings [Full]
G W L T
Hiroshima 89 56 31 2
Hanshin 85 46 39 0
Yokohama 88 45 40 3
Yomiuri 88 41 46 1
Chunichi 90 39 48 3
Yakult 88 29 57 2
G W L T
Rakuten 81 55 25 1
Softbank 89 58 31 0
Seibu 85 46 37 2
Orix 85 38 46 1
Nippon Ham 88 32 56 0
Lotte 86 28 57 1
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