Yesterday, the initial numbers were released. Today, I dive into them on FanGraphs. With the conclusion of the 2010 MLB regular season in the books, the league saw paid attendance down less than 1 percent; a scant 0.42 percent, to be exact.
But who were the winners and losers? How did the Twins attendance, a bounce from the new Target Field coming online, really save the numbers from being down much more? How did the numbers stack up over the last decade, and finally, which Division pulled in the most by average compared to the other 5 in the league?
To find out, read Breaking Down 2010 MLB Regular Season Attendance. On that last question…. Here’s a visual as a tease. The associated data table is at the link:
Source: BizofBaseball.com research
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