Tag Archive: Attendance

RAK

[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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YAK

[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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[7/13/2017] NPB Attendance Figures through July 12

Central League

Attendance

Teams 2017 2016
  Gm Attendance Avg/Gm Chg Gm Attendance Avg/Gm
Hiroshima 42 1,267,120 30,170 +4.6% 42 1,211,444 28,844
Yomiuri 40 1,679,278 41,982 -1.5% 43 1,833,096 42,630
Yokohama 38 1,048,256 27,586 +4.6% 47 1,239,720 26,377
Hanshin 42 1,780,816 42,400 +2.7% 40 1,651,431 41,286
Yakult 39 996,784 25,559 +8.7% 45 1,058,124 23,514
Chunichi 45 1,197,299 26,607 -5.9% 43 1,215,638 28,271
Totals 246 7,969,553 32,397 +2.6% 260 8,209,453 31,575

Game Times

  2017 2016
All Games 3:12 (300 games) 3:15 (483 games)
Nine Innings 3:07 (268 games) 3:10 (433 games)

Pacific League

Attendance

Teams 2017 2016
  Gm Attendance Avg/Gm Chg Gm Attendance Avg/Gm
Nippon Ham 42 1,248,192 29,719 +7.8% 40 1,102,456 27,561
Rakuten 37 922,672 24,937 +8.2% 40 921,536 23,038
Seibu 37 849,648 22,963 +4.2% 41 903,341 22,033
Lotte 39 752,514 19,295 -8.6% 42 886,577 21,109
Orix 44 984,877 22,384 -10.2% 42 1,047,352 24,937
Softbank 41 1,372,812 33,483 -0.7% 44 1,484,369 33,736
Totals 240 6,130,715 25,545 +0.2% 249 6,345,631 25,484

Game Times

  2017 2016
All Games 3:13 (294 games) 3:18 (483 games)
Nine Innings 3:09 (269 games) 3:13 (437 games)

Source: NPB 6/13/2017

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YOK

[7/5/2017] Yokohama Bay Stars top one million in attendance

The Yokohama Bay Stars topped one million in attendance today. They reached the milestone in their thirty-seventh home game of the year and set a new franchise record. The previous record of thirty-eight was set last year.

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HIR

[6/30/2017] Hiroshima Carp reach one million in attendance

The Hiroshima Carp reached one million in attendance on June 30. The reached the milestone in thirty-four home games, quickest in franchise history. The previous record of thirty-five was set last year.

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CHU

[6/28/2017] Chunichi Dragons top one million in attendance

The Chunichi Dragons topped one million in attendance today. This was their thirty-eighth home game of the season. The Dragons reached one million last year in thirty-six home games.

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HAM

[6/24/2017] Nippon Ham Fighters reach one million in attendance

The Nippon Ham Fighters reached one million in attendance today. They reached the total in thirty-five home games, two fewer than last year.

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[6/20/2017] NPB Attendance Figures through June 19

Central League

Attendance

Teams 2017 2016
  Gm Attendance Avg/Gm Chg Gm Attendance Avg/Gm
Hiroshima 31 923,849 29,802 +3.3% 34 980,897 28,850
Yomiuri 31 1,310,783 42,283 -0.8% 34 1,449,211 42,624
Yokohama 34 934,723 27,492 +3.7% 35 928,262 26,522
Hanshin 34 1,432,001 42,118 +1.7% 35 1,449,342 41,410
Yakult 31 806,752 26,024 +9.5% 35 832,112 23,775
Chunichi 36 981,924 27,276 -4.8% 38 1,088,520 28,645
Totals 197 6,390,032 32,437 +1.7% 211 6,728,344 31,888

Game Times

  2017 2016
All Games 3:13 (251 games) 3:15 (483 games)
Nine Innings 3:07 (221 games) 3:10 (433 games)

Pacific League

Attendance

Teams 2017 2016
  Gm Attendance Avg/Gm Chg Gm Attendance Avg/Gm
Nippon Ham 33 968,991 29,363 +6.9% 34 933,938 27,469
Rakuten 29 727,569 25,089 +6.4% 33 778,024 23,576
Seibu 30 708,017 23,601 +5.2% 32 717,599 22,425
Lotte 34 658,253 19,360 -7.4% 35 731,419 20,898
Orix 35 780,812 22,309 -12.6% 32 816,882 25,528
Softbank 31 1,020,157 32,908 +1.4% 35 1,135,780 32,451
Totals 192 4,863,799 25,332 -0.4% 201 5,113,642 25,441

Game Times

  2017 2016
All Games 3:13 (246 games) 3:18 (483 games)
Nine Innings 3:09 (225 games) 3:13 (437 games)

Source: NPB 6/20/2017

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SOF

[6/11/2017] Softbank Hawks first to one million in PL

The Softbank Hawks topped one million in attendance today. This was their thirty-first home game of the year (one fewer than last year). The Hawks are the third team in the NPB (first in the Pacific League) to reach the one million mark this season.

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YOM

[6/11/2017] Yomiuri Giants hit one million in attendance on June 3

The Yomiuri Giants hit one million in attendance on June 3. They hit the milestone in their twenty-fourth home game of the year (no change over last year).

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NPB Standings [Full]
G W L T
Hiroshima 140 86 50 4
Hanshin 135 73 59 3
Yokohama 135 68 63 4
Yomiuri 137 68 66 3
Chunichi 136 58 73 5
Yakult 137 44 91 2
G W L T
Softbank 136 91 45 0
Seibu 137 77 57 3
Rakuten 130 71 57 2
Orix 133 61 71 1
Nippon Ham 133 52 81 0
Lotte 135 49 85 1
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