Nationals' Attendance Down

The Nationals' average attendance through the first 13 home games puts them on pace for the sharpest second-year attendance drop of any team in a recently opened baseball stadium.


Team Stadium (year opened) 1st year 2nd year Pct. change
Nationals Nationals Park (2008) 29,944 (13 gms.) 19,409 (13 gms.) -35.2
Cardinals Busch Stadium (2006) 42,589 43,854 +3.0
Phillies Citizens Bank Park (2004) 40,125 32,905 -18.0
Padres Petco Park (2004) 37,244 35,429 -4.9
Reds Great American Ballpark (2003) 29,077 28,238 -2.9
Brewers Miller Park (2001) 34,704 24,311 -29.9
Pirates PNC Park (2001) 30,430 22,312 -26.7

SOURCE: Baseball-reference.com

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