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Written by Maury Brown   
Sunday, 29 July 2007 10:53

MLBFollowing the second highest attendance day in history just one week ago Saturday, Major League Baseball drew 717,478 fans to its 17 games yesteday, making it the most well attended single day in baseball history. The 17 games attracted an average of 42,205 fans per game.

Previously, the highest attendance in a single day occurred on July 3, 1999, when 640,412 fans attended 17 Major League games. Last Saturday, July 21st, 639,628 fans turned out for 16 games, which had been the second highest total prior to yesterday.

Major League Baseball remains on pace for a fourth consecutive year of record-breaking attendance. Through yesterday’s games, 49,999,879 fans had attended games thus far this season at an average of 32,258 fans per game. Attendance through yesterday’s games is running 4.4 percent ahead of the total through the same date last season.

 
 
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