Tag Archive: Attendance

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.

Date Opponent Venue Attendance
03/29 Tue Hanshin Meiji Jingu Stadium 30,878
03/30 Wed Hanshin Meiji Jingu Stadium 26,106
03/31 Thu Hanshin Meiji Jingu Stadium 23,558
04/01 Fri Chunichi Meiji Jingu Stadium 16,261
04/02 Sat Chunichi Meiji Jingu Stadium 21,778
04/03 Sun Chunichi Meiji Jingu Stadium 23,083
04/12 Tue Yomiuri Meiji Jingu Stadium 26,891
04/13 Wed Yomiuri Meiji Jingu Stadium 18,651
04/14 Thu Yomiuri Meiji Jingu Stadium 19,075
04/16 Sat Yokohama Botchan Stadium 14,336
04/17 Sun Yokohama Botchan Stadium 13,201
04/26 Tue Hiroshima Meiji Jingu Stadium 26,593
04/27 Wed Hiroshima Meiji Jingu Stadium 22,097
04/28 Thu Hiroshima Meiji Jingu Stadium 20,822
04/29 Fri Yomiuri Meiji Jingu Stadium 27,983
04/30 Sat Yomiuri Meiji Jingu Stadium 30,833
05/01 Sun Yomiuri Meiji Jingu Stadium 27,662
05/10 Tue Hiroshima Meiji Jingu Stadium 14,986
05/11 Wed Hiroshima Meiji Jingu Stadium 18,313
05/12 Thu Hiroshima Meiji Jingu Stadium 23,277
05/20 Fri Yokohama Meiji Jingu Stadium 26,289
05/21 Sat Yokohama Meiji Jingu Stadium 31,373
05/22 Sun Yokohama Meiji Jingu Stadium 24,243
05/24 Tue Hanshin Meiji Jingu Stadium 25,845
05/25 Wed Hanshin Meiji Jingu Stadium 27,088
05/26 Thu Hanshin Meiji Jingu Stadium 24,587
06/03 Fri Orix Meiji Jingu Stadium 20,826
06/04 Sat Orix Meiji Jingu Stadium 26,648
06/05 Sun Orix Meiji Jingu Stadium 21,855
06/14 Tue Softbank Meiji Jingu Stadium 25,655
06/15 Wed Softbank Meiji Jingu Stadium 30,108
06/16 Thu Softbank Meiji Jingu Stadium 17,704
06/17 Fri Seibu Meiji Jingu Stadium 24,790
06/18 Sat Seibu Meiji Jingu Stadium 28,524
06/19 Sun Seibu Meiji Jingu Stadium 30,193
06/24 Fri Chunichi Meiji Jingu Stadium 16,462
06/25 Sat Chunichi Meiji Jingu Stadium 20,571
06/26 Sun Chunichi Meiji Jingu Stadium 22,913
07/02 Sat Yomiuri Komachi Stadium 21,437
07/03 Sun Yomiuri Komachi Stadium 17,178
07/08 Fri Chunichi Meiji Jingu Stadium 25,219
07/09 Sat Chunichi Meiji Jingu Stadium 27,871
07/10 Sun Chunichi Meiji Jingu Stadium 26,509
43 home games 1,010,272
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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.

Date Opponent Venue Attendance
03/29 Tue Orix Sapporo Dome 41,138
03/30 Wed Orix Sapporo Dome 37,269
04/01 Fri Softbank Shizuoka Kusanagi Baseball Stadium 21,656
04/02 Sat Softbank Tokyo Dome 34,484
04/03 Sun Softbank Tokyo Dome 32,554
04/15 Fri Lotte Sapporo Dome 17,679
04/16 Sat Lotte Sapporo Dome 41,138
04/17 Sun Lotte Sapporo Dome 37,365
04/19 Tue Seibu Sapporo Dome 18,026
04/20 Wed Seibu Sapporo Dome 19,209
04/21 Thu Seibu Sapporo Dome 18,726
04/26 Tue Rakuten Sapporo Dome 16,191
04/27 Wed Rakuten Sapporo Dome 18,796
05/03 Tue Softbank Sapporo Dome 41,138
05/04 Wed Softbank Sapporo Dome 41,138
05/05 Thu Softbank Sapporo Dome 41,138
05/10 Tue Orix Tokyo Dome 21,801
05/11 Wed Orix Tokyo Dome 26,145
05/13 Fri Seibu Sapporo Dome 17,407
05/14 Sat Seibu Sapporo Dome 41,138
05/15 Sun Seibu Sapporo Dome 31,614
05/21 Sat Rakuten Sapporo Dome 29,399
05/22 Sun Rakuten Sapporo Dome 32,881
05/24 Tue Lotte Sapporo Dome 17,818
05/26 Thu Lotte Hakodate Chiyogadai Baseball Stadium 10,737
05/31 Tue Yakult Sapporo Dome 19,772
06/01 Wed Yakult Sapporo Dome 20,892
06/02 Thu Yakult Sapporo Dome 22,647
06/07 Tue Hiroshima Asahikawa Starffin Stadium 16,127
06/08 Wed Hiroshima Sapporo Dome 21,928
06/09 Thu Hiroshima Sapporo Dome 19,577
06/10 Fri Hanshin Sapporo Dome 27,852
06/11 Sat Hanshin Sapporo Dome 38,493
06/12 Sun Hanshin Sapporo Dome 40,065
06/27 Mon Seibu Sapporo Dome 24,725
06/28 Tue Seibu Sapporo Dome 23,200
06/29 Wed Seibu Sapporo Dome 22,903
37 home games 1,004,766
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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.

Date Opponent Venue Attendance
03/25 Fri Yokohama Mazda Stadium 30,459
03/26 Sat Yokohama Mazda Stadium 30,868
03/27 Sun Yokohama Mazda Stadium 30,584
04/01 Fri Yomiuri Mazda Stadium 26,166
04/02 Sat Yomiuri Mazda Stadium 31,213
04/03 Sun Yomiuri Mazda Stadium 30,900
04/05 Tue Yakult Mazda Stadium 24,764
04/06 Wed Yakult Mazda Stadium 22,851
04/12 Tue Chunichi Kure Nikoh Baseball Stadium 13,026
04/14 Thu Chunichi Mazda Stadium 24,192
04/22 Fri Hanshin Mazda Stadium 29,869
04/23 Sat Hanshin Mazda Stadium 31,748
04/24 Sun Hanshin Mazda Stadium 31,855
04/29 Fri Chunichi Mazda Stadium 31,840
04/30 Sat Chunichi Mazda Stadium 31,404
05/01 Sun Chunichi Mazda Stadium 31,427
05/06 Fri Yokohama Mazda Stadium 28,239
05/07 Sat Yokohama Mazda Stadium 31,530
05/08 Sun Yokohama Mazda Stadium 31,159
05/17 Tue Yakult Mazda Stadium 28,086
05/18 Wed Yakult Mazda Stadium 28,247
05/19 Thu Yakult Mazda Stadium 28,300
05/24 Tue Yomiuri Mazda Stadium 28,298
05/25 Wed Yomiuri Mazda Stadium 25,793
05/26 Thu Yomiuri Mazda Stadium 26,647
06/03 Fri Softbank Mazda Stadium 31,704
06/04 Sat Softbank Mazda Stadium 31,651
06/05 Sun Softbank Mazda Stadium 31,902
06/14 Tue Seibu Mazda Stadium 26,316
06/15 Wed Seibu Mazda Stadium 31,435
06/16 Thu Seibu Mazda Stadium 26,025
06/17 Fri Orix Mazda Stadium 29,835
06/18 Sat Orix Mazda Stadium 31,269
06/19 Sun Orix Mazda Stadium 31,295
06/24 Fri Hanshin Mazda Stadium 29,532
35 home games 1,010,429
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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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CHU

[6/17/2016] Chunichi Dragons top one million in attendance

The Chunichi Dragons topped one million in attendance today. They reached the milestone in their thirty-sixth home game of the season, one faster than last season.

Date Opponent Venue Attendance
03/29 Tue Hiroshima Nagoya Dome 37,040
03/30 Wed Hiroshima Nagoya Dome 29,618
03/31 Thu Hiroshima Nagoya Dome 25,880
04/05 Tue Yokohama Nagoya Dome 22,057
04/06 Wed Yokohama Nagoya Dome 21,703
04/07 Thu Yokohama Nagoya Dome 21,041
04/08 Fri Yomiuri Nagoya Dome 24,021
04/09 Sat Yomiuri Nagoya Dome 29,547
04/10 Sun Yomiuri Nagoya Dome 26,990
04/15 Fri Hanshin Nagoya Dome 24,872
04/16 Sat Hanshin Nagoya Dome 28,056
04/17 Sun Hanshin Nagoya Dome 29,452
04/22 Fri Yakult Nagoya Dome 34,299
04/23 Sat Yakult Nagoya Dome 30,925
04/24 Sun Yakult Nagoya Dome 30,963
05/03 Tue Hanshin Nagoya Dome 37,728
05/04 Wed Hanshin Nagoya Dome 36,460
05/05 Thu Hanshin Nagoya Dome 32,447
05/13 Fri Hiroshima Nagoya Dome 24,980
05/14 Sat Hiroshima Nagoya Dome 30,941
05/15 Sun Hiroshima Nagoya Dome 29,890
05/20 Fri Yomiuri Nagoya Dome 38,150
05/21 Sat Yomiuri Nagoya Dome 33,754
05/22 Sun Yomiuri Nagoya Dome 31,905
05/24 Tue Yokohama Hamamatsu Baseball Stadium 14,829
05/25 Wed Yokohama Toyohashi Municipal Baseball Stadium 10,267
05/27 Fri Yakult Nagoya Dome 25,590
05/28 Sat Yakult Nagoya Dome 26,411
05/29 Sun Yakult Nagoya Dome 28,240
06/03 Fri Rakuten Nagoya Dome 26,529
06/04 Sat Rakuten Nagoya Dome 30,883
06/05 Sun Rakuten Nagoya Dome 29,978
06/14 Tue Lotte Nagaragawa Baseball Stadium 15,821
06/15 Wed Lotte Nagoya Dome 29,214
06/16 Thu Lotte Nagoya Dome 27,845
06/17 Fri Nippon Ham Nagoya Dome 34,092
36 home games 1,012,418
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SOF

[6/13/2016] Softbank Hawks hit one million in attendance on June 9

The Softbank Hawks hit one million in attendance on June 9. They reached the milestone in thirty-two home games, one more than last year.

Date Opponent Venue Attendance
03/29 Tue Seibu Fukuoka Yahuoku! DOME 38,500
03/30 Wed Seibu Fukuoka Yahuoku! DOME 34,300
04/05 Tue Lotte Fukuoka Yahuoku! DOME 35,165
04/06 Wed Lotte Fukuoka Yahuoku! DOME 30,016
04/07 Thu Lotte Fukuoka Yahuoku! DOME 28,407
04/09 Sat Orix Kagoshima Kamoike Baseball Ground 14,942
04/10 Sun Orix Kumamoto Fujisakidai Baseball Stadium 12,376
04/15 Fri Rakuten Fukuoka Yahuoku! DOME 27,871
04/17 Sun Rakuten Fukuoka Yahuoku! DOME 33,720
04/23 Sat Nippon Ham Fukuoka Yahuoku! DOME 32,646
04/24 Sun Nippon Ham Fukuoka Yahuoku! DOME 35,563
04/29 Fri Seibu Fukuoka Yahuoku! DOME 35,622
04/30 Sat Seibu Fukuoka Yahuoku! DOME 35,115
05/01 Sun Seibu Fukuoka Yahuoku! DOME 34,886
05/06 Fri Rakuten Fukuoka Yahuoku! DOME 30,685
05/07 Sat Rakuten Fukuoka Yahuoku! DOME 38,500
05/08 Sun Rakuten Fukuoka Yahuoku! DOME 35,714
05/10 Tue Lotte Fukuoka Yahuoku! DOME 29,160
05/11 Wed Lotte Fukuoka Yahuoku! DOME 30,335
05/12 Thu Lotte Fukuoka Yahuoku! DOME 32,020
05/17 Tue Nippon Ham Kitakyushu Municipal Baseball Stadium 18,603
05/18 Wed Nippon Ham Fukuoka Yahuoku! DOME 36,101
05/19 Thu Nippon Ham Fukuoka Yahuoku! DOME 34,909
05/24 Tue Orix Fukuoka Yahuoku! DOME 32,275
05/25 Wed Orix Fukuoka Yahuoku! DOME 32,112
05/26 Thu Orix Fukuoka Yahuoku! DOME 33,907
05/31 Tue Chunichi Fukuoka Yahuoku! DOME 34,553
06/01 Wed Chunichi Fukuoka Yahuoku! DOME 35,045
06/02 Thu Chunichi Fukuoka Yahuoku! DOME 34,693
06/07 Tue Yokohama Fukuoka Yahuoku! DOME 34,028
06/08 Wed Yokohama Fukuoka Yahuoku! DOME 35,761
06/09 Thu Yokohama Fukuoka Yahuoku! DOME 33,632
32 home games 1,021,162
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YOM

[5/29/2016] Yomiuri Giants topped one million in attendance on May 28

The Yomiuri Giants hit the one million mark in attendance on May 28 in twenty-four home games, one fewer than last year.

Date Opponent Venue Attendance
03/25 Fri Yakult Tokyo Dome 44,842
03/26 Sat Yakult Tokyo Dome 43,307
03/27 Sun Yakult Tokyo Dome 43,847
04/05 Tue Hanshin Tokyo Dome 44,532
04/06 Wed Hanshin Tokyo Dome 43,933
04/07 Thu Hanshin Tokyo Dome 42,807
04/16 Sat Hiroshima Tokyo Dome 44,250
04/17 Sun Hiroshima Tokyo Dome 44,569
04/22 Fri Yokohama Tokyo Dome 44,737
04/23 Sat Yokohama Tokyo Dome 42,439
04/24 Sun Yokohama Tokyo Dome 44,086
05/03 Tue Hiroshima Tokyo Dome 44,858
05/04 Wed Hiroshima Tokyo Dome 44,649
05/05 Thu Hiroshima Tokyo Dome 45,793
05/06 Fri Chunichi Tokyo Dome 45,874
05/07 Sat Chunichi Tokyo Dome 42,516
05/08 Sun Chunichi Tokyo Dome 42,715
05/13 Fri Yakult Tokyo Dome 46,810
05/14 Sat Yakult Tokyo Dome 41,887
05/15 Sun Yakult Tokyo Dome 43,640
05/17 Tue Yokohama Yamagata 15,270
05/18 Wed Yokohama Fukushima 13,633
05/27 Fri Hanshin Tokyo Dome 44,713
05/28 Sat Hanshin Tokyo Dome 44,395
        1,000,102
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HAN

[5/21/2016] Hanshin Tigers first to top one million in attendance

The Hanshin Tigers topped one million in attendance in their twenty-fifth home game of the season (same number of games as last year).

Attendance

Date Opponent Venue Attendance
03/25 Fri Chunichi Kyocera Dome 35,549
03/26 Sat Chunichi Kyocera Dome 35,369
03/27 Sun Chunichi Kyocera Dome 35,344
04/08 Fri Hiroshima Koshien 46,368
04/09 Sat Hiroshima Koshien 46,353
04/10 Sun Hiroshima Koshien 46,414
04/12 Tue Yokohama Koshien 37,132
04/14 Thu Yokohama Koshien 34,082
04/19 Tue Yakult Koshien 39,195
04/20 Wed Yakult Koshien 37,713
04/26 Tue Yomiuri Koshien 46,023
04/27 Wed Yomiuri Koshien 39,437
04/28 Thu Yomiuri Koshien 41,061
04/29 Fri Yokohama Koshien 46,185
04/30 Sat Yokohama Koshien 46,392
05/01 Sun Yokohama Koshien 46,605
05/06 Fri Yakult Koshien 36,411
05/07 Sat Yakult Koshien 45,891
05/08 Sun Yakult Koshien 45,369
05/11 Wed Yomiuri Koshien 43,840
05/17 Tue Chunichi Koshien 34,017
05/18 Wed Chunichi Koshien 36,151
05/19 Thu Chunichi Koshien 34,809
05/20 Fri Hiroshima Koshien 42,932
05/21 Sat Hiroshima Koshien 46,772
        1,025,414
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[5/2/2016] NPB Attendance Figures through April 28

Central League

Attendance

Teams 2016 2015
  Gm Attendance Avg/Gm Chg Gm Attendance Avg/Gm
Yakult 14 303,330 21,666 +10.9% 13 253,923 19,533
Yomiuri 11 483,349 43,941 +8.7% 14 566,178 40,441
Hanshin 13 520,040 40,003 -0.8% 14 564,582 40,327
Hiroshima 13 358,495 27,577 -6.1% 14 411,061 29,362
Chunichi 15 416,464 27,764 +1.3% 15 411,156 27,410
Yokohama 14 365,190 26,085 +9.3% 13 310,261 23,866
Totals 80 2,446,868 30,586 +0.9% 83 2,517,161 30,327

Game Times

  2016 2015
All Games 3:15 (80 games) 3:17 (483 games)
Nine Innings 3:07 (69 games) 3:11 (434 games)

Pacific League

Attendance

Teams 2016 2015
  Gm Attendance Avg/Gm Chg Gm Attendance Avg/Gm
Nippon Ham 13 354,231 27,249 +2.9% 12 317,754 26,480
Rakuten 14 355,078 25,363 +14.9% 13 287,077 22,083
Seibu 12 246,405 20,534 +10.2% 13 242,207 18,631
Lotte 12 236,449 19,704 +29.6% 13 197,608 15,201
Orix 13 302,579 23,275 -1.9% 14 332,149 23,725
Softbank 11 323,506 29,410 -6.7% 13 409,869 31,528
Totals 75 1,818,248 24,243 +5.8% 78 1,786,664 22,906

Game Times

  2016 2015
All Games 3:22 (75 games) 3:21 (483 games)
Nine Innings 3:15 (65 games) 3:16 (437 games)
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NPB Standings [Full]
G W L T
Hiroshima 67 41 25 1
Hanshin 64 37 27 0
Yokohama 66 31 33 2
Yomiuri 65 29 36 0
Chunichi 67 28 36 3
Yakult 65 25 39 1
G W L T
Rakuten 60 40 20 0
Softbank 67 42 25 0
Seibu 63 35 26 2
Orix 64 29 35 0
Nippon Ham 64 27 37 0
Lotte 66 20 45 1
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