Tag Archive: Attendance

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

The Orix Buffaloes topped one million in attendance in their forty-first home game of the 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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[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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[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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[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.

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[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.

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[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.

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