[10/13/2018] 2018 Central League Attendance and Game Times

Attendance

  Hiroshima Yakult Yomiuri Yokohama Chunichi Hanshin Inter-League Home
Hiroshima     361,611
30,134
12 378,518
31,543
12 410,528
31,579
13 407,819
31,371
13 409,199
31,477
13 264,425
29,381
9 2,232,100
31,001
72
Yakult 394,380
30,337
13     307,464
25,622
12 365,651
28,127
13 296,376
24,698
12 349,167
29,097
12 214,784
23,865
9 1,927,822
27,152
71
Yomiuri 524,183
40,322
13 529,534
40,733
13     483,158
40,263
12 524,880
40,375
13 533,317
44,443
12 407,275
45,253
9 3,002,347
41,699
72
Yokohama 342,823
28,569
12 345,705
28,809
12 368,459
28,343
13     364,427
28,033
13 370,844
28,526
13 235,664
26,185
9 2027,922
28,166
72
Chunichi 361,750
30,146
12 344,647
26,511
13 408,974
34,081
12 365,795
30,483
12     402,880
30,991
13 262,360
29,151
9 2,146,406
30,231
71
Hanshin 509,875
42,490
12 515,439
39,649
13 589,697
45,361
13 477,506
39,792
12 459,335
38,278
12     347,124
38,569
9 2,898,976
40,831
71
Road 2,133,011
34,403
62 2,096,936
33,285
63 2,053,112
33,115
62 2,102,638
33,914
62 2,052,837
32,585
63 2,065,407
32,784
63 1,731,632
32,067
54 14,235,573
33,183
429
Inter-League 282,420
31,380
9 224,760
24,973
9 292,270
32,474
9 257,007
28,556
9 231,753
25,750
9 239,776
26,642
9     1,527,986
28,296
54

Attendance Changes

  2017 2018 Change Notes
Hiroshima 2,177,554 2,232,100 +1.1% New franchise record.
Yakult 1,862,731 1,927,822 +5.0%  
Yomiuri 2,958,890 3,002,347 +0.1% Three million for the first time in two years.
Yokohama 1,979,446 2,027,922 +1.0% Two million for the first time.
Chunichi 2,010,772 2,146,406 +8.3%  
Hanshin 3,034,626 2,898,976 -3.1%  
Totals 14,024,019 14,235,573 +1.5% New league record. Fourteen million two years in a row.

Since 2005.

Game Times

  Average 9 Innings 10 Innings 11 Innings 12 Innings < 9 Innings
Hiroshima 3:26 143 3:20 128 4:16 7 4:18 4 4:38 4  
Yakult 3:24 143 3:19 127 3:56 8 4:20 5 4:25 2 3:04 1
Yomiuri 3:12 143 3:09 134 4:04 2 3:50 1 4:13 6  
Yokohama 3:12 143 3:09 128 3:37 6 4:09 5 4:10 2 2:29 2
Chunichi 3:15 143 3:10 131 3:56 6 4:03 5 4:49 1  
Hanshin 3:22 143 3:19 131 3:44 4 4:16 4 4:04 4  
Totals 3:19 483 3:14 438 3:55 19 4:11 13 4:19 11 2:29 2

Shortest Games

  • 2h13m – 04/14 – Chunichi vs Yokohama – Yokohama Stadium – 9 innings
  • 2h18m – 06/16 – Yomiuri vs Lotte – ZOZO Marine – 9 innings (IL)

Longest Games

  • 5h11m – 08/04 – Yakult vs Hanshin – Kyocera Dome Osaka – 11 innings
  • 4h21m – 08/11 – Yakult vs Chunichi – Nagoya Dome – 9 innings
  • 4h32m – 06/14 – Yokohama vs Lotte – ZOZO Marine – 11 innings (IL)
  • 3h59m – 06/01 – Hiroshima vs Lotte – ZOZO Marine – 9 innings (IL)

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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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