David P. Kronheim from NumberTamer.com has provided us with his 100-plus-page annual analysis of minor league baseball attendance for 2018. This and previous reports can be found under our “Attendance Rankings” tab. View Kronheim’s 2018 Minor League Baseball Attendance Analysis here.
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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.
The start-up Expedition League (Summer Collegiate) wrapped up its first regular season this past weekend with all eight teams still in operation. If you have experienced this new league and attended any games, feel free to share your feedback here in comments or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. In the meantime, view attendance numbers here. Read more here.
David P. Kronheim from NumberTamer.com has provided us with his summary analysis of Major and Minor League Baseball attendance for 2017. 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.
PRESS RELEASE – A total of 41,832,364 fans passed through the gates at Minor League Baseball games in 2017, the fifth-highest attendance total in the history of the organization, which was established in 1901. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – A total of 41,377,202 fans passed through the gates at Minor League Baseball games in 2016, marking the 12th consecutive year the organization drew over 41 million fans. Continue reading
The Winston-Salem Dash (Single-A, Carolina League) took down the Myrtle Beach Pelicans 8-0 Monday Night in front of a reported 8,147 fans — the second largest crowd in franchise history. Read more here.
Saying they cannot afford to operate in Joplin (MO) without a lease restructuring because of lower than expected paid attendance, the owners of the Joplin Blasters (Indy Pro, American Association) announced they want the Joplin City Council to forgive the $37,500 quarterly lease payment that was not paid on Oct. 1, and to reduce the annual lease in future seasons from $150,000 to $50,000. Read more here. View proposal here. Watch news report here.
Should the Texas Rangers move from Arlington to Dallas? According to two local news outlets, yes, they should. Both D Magazine and Texas Monthly look directly at the team’s current location as the culprit for this season’s poor attendance, and see a move to downtown Dallas as an obvious fix. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – A total of 42,561,445 fans passed through the gates at Minor League Baseball games in 2015, marking the third-largest single-season total in the organization’s history, which currently consists of 176 teams in 15 leagues. Continue reading
Despite holding the second-worst record in Major League Baseball, attendance for the Cleveland Indians is up by 10 percent over last year, thanks to recent Progressive Field renovations, so says Tribe president Mark Shapiro. Read more here.
The Ballpark Business 2014 Per Game Average Attendance Mega-Rankings are here. The Triple-A Charlotte Knights (International League) capture the top spot with their brand new ballpark. The Winnipeg Goldeyes (American Association) are the best among the independent professional ranks at #33, while the Madison Mallards (Northwoods League) are once again the top summer collegiate performer at #24.
The annual list combines and ranks the per game average attendance of all affiliated, independent professional, and Top-50 (plus 15 more) summer collegiate franchises in North America. View rankings here.
David P. Kronheim from NumberTamer.com has released his Major League Baseball attendance analysis for the 2013 season. Mr. Kronheim has been kind enough to share his data with us over the last few years, and we have posted his MLB and MiLB reports at the bottom of our Attendance Rankings page. You can view his 2013 Major League Baseball Attendance Analysis here.
In his “Minoring in Business” feature, MiLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill has written a nice piece about David P. Kronheim from NumberTamer.com, who compiles and analyzes Minor League Baseball and Major League Baseball attendance data. Read more here. Mr. Kronheim has been kind enough to share his data with us over the Continue reading
Do you love numbers, statistics and analysis? David P. Kronheim from NumberTamer.com has provided us with his 80-plus-page annual analysis of minor league baseball attendance. His MLB attendance report should be out shortly. Enjoy! View Kronheim’s 2012 Minor League Baseball Attendance Analysis here.
After a drop in attendance the previous three seasons, MLB has a little something to cheer about. This year, the 30 teams combined to average 30,229 fans per game, which is up from 30,067 last year. The number is still below the record 32,785 fans per game set in 2007. Read more here.
The independent professional Atlantic League closed the book on the 2010 regular season on Sunday. The playoffs will push forward, but the Ballpark Business 2010 Per Game Average Attendance Mega-Rankings are here. The Triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs (#1) top this year’s list, while the Long Island Ducks (#28) and Madison Mallards (#31) were the best in the independent professional and summer collegiate ranks, respectively.
PRESS RELEASE – All of the final numbers have been counted and Eastern League President Joseph McEacharn is pleased to announce that the Eastern League of Professional Baseball has set a new total attendance record. A total of 3,966,241 fans passed through the gates of the 12 Eastern League ballparks this season, breaking the previous record of 3,944,185, which was set during the 2005 Continue reading
The 2010 summer collegiate baseball season has come to a close, and our annual Summer Collegiate Top 50 per game average attendance rankings are now available. For the first time, every team in our Top 50 cracked the 1,000 per game mark, which demonstrates that the summer collegiate industry is becoming more and more professionalized and focused on the fun and entertainment Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Minor League Baseball clubs attracted nearly 7.9 million fans last month, raising the industry’s season total to 21,453,678 through June. This season’s total figure represents an increase of 943,704 fans over last year’s total, entering July. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Minor League Baseball fans attended games in near record numbers through April, as 5,971,139 patrons accounted for the second highest total through the first month of domestic league play in history. The total through last month is second only to the 6,665,662 fans through April 2008, when Minor League Baseball set its attendance record of over 43.2 million. Continue reading
The regular baseball season has come to a close for all non-MLB clubs, and BBiz has released its annual per game average attendance Mega-Rankings for 2009. The yearly monster list combines and ranks the per game average attendance of all minor league, independent professional, and Top 50 summer collegiate franchises in North America. View rankings here.
Independent Baseball Insider and Stamford (CT) Advocate contributing writer Bob Wirz discusses the season-end attendance figures for the independent professional leagues. Read more here.