Tag Archive: Attendance

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[7/30/2016] Hanshin Tigers first to two million in attendance this year

The Hanshin Tigers became the first time to reach the two million mark in attendance this season. They reached the milestone in their forty-eighth home game of the year (three games faster than last year).

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SEI

[7/28/2016] Seibu Lions top one million in attendance

The Seibu Lions topped one million in attendance in their forty-sixth home game of the year, one game faster than last season.

The Chiba Lotte Marines, at 886,577, are the only team that has year to break one million in attendance.

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RAK

[7/26/2016] Rakuten Eagles reach one million in attendance

The Rakuten Eagles hit one million in attendance in their forty-fourth home game of the year. It took the same number of games to reach the milestone last season.

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[7/14/2016] NPB Attendance Figures at the All-Star Break

Central League

Attendance

  2016 2015
  G Attendance Avg/Gm Chg G Attendance Avg/Gm
Yakult 45 1,058,124 23,514 +13.2% 40 830,940 20,774
Yomiuri 43 1,833,096 42,630 +1.0% 44 1,857,390 42,213
Hanshin 40 1,651,431 41,286 +6.6% 41 1,587,181 38,712
Hiroshima 42 1,211,444 28,844 +0.9% 40 1,143,502 28,588
Chunichi 43 1,215,638 28,271 +0.7% 45 1,263,836 28,085
Yokohama 47 1,239,720 26,377 +7.7% 43 1,052,683 24,481
  260 8,209,453 31,575 +3.3% 253 7,735,532 30,575

Game Times

  2016 2015
All Games 3:15 (314 games) 3:17 (483 games)
Nine Innings 3:09 (280 games) 3:11 (434 games)

Pacific League

Attendance

  2016 2015
  G Attendance Avg/Gm Chg G Attendance Avg/Gm
Nippon Ham 40 1,102,456 27,561 +5.0% 41 1,076,391 26,253
Rakuten 40 921,536 23,038 +1.4% 40 908,354 22,709
Seibu 41 903,341 22,033 +4.6% 44 926,757 21,063
Lotte 42 886,577 21,109 +23.2% 39 668,171 17,133
Orix 42 1,047,352 24,937 +0.9% 41 1,013,524 24,720
Softbank 44 1,484,369 33,736 -1.2% 42 1,433,414 34,129
  249 6,345,631 25,484 +4.4% 247 6,026,611 24,399

Game Times

  2016 2015
All Games 3:19 (303 games) 3:21 (483 games)
Nine Innings 3:13 (271 games) 3:16 (437 games)
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ORI

[7/12/2016] Orix Buffaloes top one million in attendance

The Orix Buffaloes topped one million in attendance in their forty-five home game of the year (no change over last year).

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YAK

[7/10/2016] Yakult Swallows hit one million in attendance

The Yakult Swallows hit one million in attendance today. They reached the milestone in their forty-third home game of the year, four games fewer than last year.

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HAM

[6/29/2016] Nippon Ham Fighters reach one million in attendance

The Nippon Ham Fighters reached one million in attendance in their thirty-seventh home game on June 29, one game faster than last year.

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YOK

[6/26/2016] Yokohama Bay Stars top one million in attendance

The Yokohama Bay Stars announced that they set a new record for fewest number of games needed to reach one million in attendance since 2005.

Source: Yokohama announcement

EoY 2005 976,004
65th game 2006/09/18 1,005,219
56th game 2007/09/02 1,014,935
63th game 2008/09/17 1,015,705
57th game 2009/08/29 1,010,825
59th game 2010/09/07 1,002,230
66th game 2011/10/02 1,006,891
60th game 2012/09/06 1,001,532
52th game 2013/08/18 1,000,066
48th game 2014/08/15 1,014,333
42th game 2015/07/14 1,023,775
38th game 2016/06/26 1,012,786

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HIR

[6/24/2016] Hiroshima Carp reach one million in attendance

The Hiroshima Carp reach one million in attendance in their thirty-fifth home game of the year on June 24 and tied last year’s franchise record for fewest number of games to one million.

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[6/21/2016] NPB Attendance Figures through to the end of Inter-league play

Central League

Attendance

Teams 2016 2015
  Gm Attendance Avg/Gm Chg Gm Attendance Avg/Gm
Yakult 35 832,112 23,775 +21.0% 32 628,653 19,645
Yomiuri 34 1,449,211 42,624 +2.7% 31 1,287,112 41,520
Hanshin 35 1,449,342 41,410 +5.8% 32 1,252,788 39,150
Hiroshima 34 980,897 28,850 -1.2% 32 934,792 29,212
Chunichi 38 1,088,520 28,645 +2.8% 35 974,984 27,857
Yokohama 35 928,262 26,522 +7.5% 33 814,126 24,670
Totals 211 6,728,344 31,888 +5.5% 195 5,892,455 30,218

Game Times

  2016 2015
All Games 3:16 (265 games) 3:17 (483 games)
Nine Innings 3:09 (234 games) 3:11 (434 games)

Pacific League

Attendance

Teams 2016 2015
  Gm Attendance Avg/Gm Chg Gm Attendance Avg/Gm
Nippon Ham 34 933,938 27,469 +5.2% 33 861,574 26,108
Rakuten 33 778,024 23,576 +5.1% 30 673,015 22,434
Seibu 32 717,599 22,425 +4.6% 31 664,776 21,444
Lotte 35 731,419 20,898 +19.6% 29 506,883 17,479
Orix 32 816,882 25,528 +1.3% 34 856,828 25,201
Softbank 35 1,135,780 32,451 -1.5% 34 1,119,965 32,940
Totals 201 5,113,642 25,441 +3.8% 191 4,683,041 24,519

Game Times

  2016 2015
All Games 3:19 (255 games) 3:21 (483 games)
Nine Innings 3:13 (227 games) 3:16 (437 games)

Inter-league Attendance

  Nippon Ham Rakuten Seibu Lotte Orix Softbank Totals 2015 Chg
Yomiuri 135,535 (3) 136,108 (3)     133,082 (3)         404,725 (9) 358,375 (9)  
  45,178   45,369       44,361           44,969   39,819   +12.9%
Yakult         83,507 (3)     69,329 (3) 73,467 (3) 226,303 (9) 177,605 (9)  
          27,836       23,110   24,489   25,145   19,734   +27.4%
Yokohama 67,333 (3) 85,446 (3)     86,182 (3)         238,961 (9) 216,115 (9)  
  22,444   28,482       28,727           26,551   24,013   +10.6%
Chunichi 110,194 (3) 87,390 (3)     72,880 (3)         270,464 (9) 246,835 (9)  
  36,731   29,130       24,293           30,052   27,426   +9.6%
Hanshin         134,639 (3)     103,635 (3) 138,902 (3) 377,176 (9) 310,508 (9)  
          44,880       34,545   46,301   41,908   34,501   +21.5%
Hiroshima         83,776 (3)     92,399 (3) 95,257 (3) 271,432 (9) 243,604 (9)  
          27,925       30,800   31,752   30,159   27,067   +11.4%
Totals 313,062 (9) 308,944 (9) 301,922 (9) 292,144 (9) 265,363 (9) 307,626 (9) 1,789,061 (54) 1,553,042 (54)  
  34,785   34,327   33,547   32,460   29,485   34,181   33,131   28,760   +15.2%
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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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