Tag Archive: Attendance

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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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ORI

[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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HAN

[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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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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NPB Standings [Full]
G W L T
Hiroshima 143 88 51 4
Hanshin 143 78 61 4
Yokohama 143 73 65 5
Yomiuri 143 72 68 3
Chunichi 143 59 79 5
Yakult 143 45 96 2
G W L T
Softbank 143 94 49 0
Seibu 143 79 61 3
Rakuten 143 77 63 3
Orix 143 63 79 1
Nippon Ham 143 60 83 0
Lotte 143 54 87 2
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