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2018 Major and Minor League Attendance Highlights

Number Tamer LogoDavid P. Kronheim from NumberTamer.com has provided us with his summary analysis of Major and Minor League Baseball attendance for 2018.  The full analysis for MiLB is expected to be released in January, followed by the full report for MLB in May.  View Kronheim’s 2017 Major and Minor League Baseball Attendance Summary Analysis here.

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Mock Lists His Personal Top 100 Ballpark Thrills

It wasn’t easy, but Joe Mock of BaseballParks.com has dug deep into his personal memory database to compile a list of his 100-biggest moments at the ballpark.  Read more here.

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Ranking the Best Independent Professional Baseball Stadiums of 2018

Stadium Journey takes a look at the top independent baseball stadiums in North America.  The results were similar to their first rankings two-years-ago, but there have been a few new facilities that made the 2018 list.  Read more here.

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Great Record, Empty Seats: Will New A’s Ballpark Significantly Boost Attendance?

As well as the Oakland A’s are playing, one look at their anemic attendance at the Coliseum will tell you why the team is looking to move to Howard Terminal.  Read more here.

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Minor League Baseball Attendance Reaches Nearly 40.5 Million in 2018

PRESS RELEASE – A total of 40,450,337 fans passed through the gates at Minor League Baseball games in 2018, marking the 14th consecutive season that Minor League Baseball’s 176 teams in 15 leagues drew more than 40 million fans.

IronPigs players and fans celebrate a victory in Lehigh Valley. (Ken Inness/MiLB.com)

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Ballpark Business Releases 2018 Attendance Mega-Rankings

The Ballpark Business 2018 Per Game Average Attendance Mega-Rankings are here.  The Columbus Clippers (Triple-A, International League) take the crown at #1.  The St. Paul Saints (American Association) are the top independent club flexing their muscles in the #8 spot.  The Madison Mallards (Northwoods League) are once again the top summer collegiate performer moving up from #23 to #22. 

The annual list combines and ranks the per game average attendance of all affiliated minor league, independent professional, and Top-100 summer collegiate franchises in the U.S. and Canada.  View rankings here.

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Boulders Break Attendance Records

Despite losing to the Quebec Capitales in the first round of the Can Am League (Independent Professional) playoffs, the Rockland Boulders have announced that they broke a league attendance record this year with an average of 2,772 per game.  The team also shattered their single-game attendance record with a gate of 7,336 for Fan Appreciation Day.  Read more and watch video here.

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