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MLB Attendance Tracker for Tue 6/7: Four Sellouts Blunted by Four Ballparks Under 40% PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Maury Brown and David Simmons   
Tuesday, 07 June 2011 00:00

UPDATE: A correction has been made to the capacity size for the Rangers, and with it, overall numbers have changed. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Ballparks were filled to 62 percent of capacity on Tues, which sounds bad until you realize last Tues they were just filled to 51 percent.

While there were three sellouts (Phillies, Giants, Yankees), the Orioles, Pirates, Marlins, and Indians took what would have been a fairly solid day and knocked it down.  Those four clubs drew well under 40 percent of capacity on Tues. The Orioles (last in the AL East) hosting the A’s (last in the AL West) was flirting with numbers that could have put them below 30 percent of capacity (as it was, Camden Yards was filled to exactly 30% of capacity).

Here’s Tuesdays numbers and promotions:

Road Home Tues's
Attendance
Capacity % of
Capacity
Notes
LAD PHI 44,721 43,647 102% Sellout
WSH SF 41786 41915 100% Sellout, every game this season
BOS NYY 48,450 50,287 96% Sellout - 1st Place vs. 2nd Place, MLB Network
TB LAA 38,833 45,281 86% Hat
DET TX 35,165 49,170 72% Fireworks (Mavs Finals)
NYM MIL 27,064 41,900 65% At home for hottest team in MLB
CHC CIN 24,921 42,059 59%
STL HOU 23,277 40,950 57%
SEA CHW 21,337 40,615 53%
TOR KC 16,539 38,177 43%
COL SD 17,732 42,500 42%
ATL FL 13,302 36,331 37% Heat "Road Rally" at AAA
MIN CLE 15,498 43,545 36%
AZ PIT 12,378 38,362 32% Can't keep momentum after PHI series
OAK BAL 13,652 45,971 30% 2 Last Place Teams
Over 15 games 394,655 640,710 62%

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David SimmonsDavid Simmons is a graduate of the University of Central Florida who worked in the front office of the Los Angeles Dodgers over 4 seasons and has a decade of ticketing experience.. He serves as CFO for Players For The Planet and currently resides in Baltimore. You can follow David on Twitter @davidesimmons

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