Atlantic League Attendance Eclipses Two Million Fans for Eighth Time in 11 Years

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All-Time Attendance in the Atlantic League Passes 34 Million

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Atlantic League attendance reflects the outstanding fan base we are incredibly fortunate to have and the ongoing efforts of club personnel who work so hard every day to reach those fans.

The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB), the most innovative league in baseball, today announced that its regular season attendance has surpassed two million fans for the fourth consecutive season and the eighth time in 11 years. As a result, cumulative attendance passed 34 million since league play began in 1998.

“Atlantic League attendance reflects the outstanding fan base we are incredibly fortunate to have and the ongoing efforts of club personnel who work so hard every day to reach those fans,” said Rick White, President of the ALPB, who added, “Today’s announcement is indicative of the growth and stability of the League.”

Through 500 ALPB games, the Long Island Ducks of the Liberty Division have the highest attendance figure at 348,401 fans, with an average attendance of 5,279 per game. The Ducks have hosted 11 sellouts this season and has already passed last year’s total of 344,543 fans.

Atlantic League Clubs are currently averaging 250,374 fans apiece this year with two weeks left in the season. At its current pace, the Atlantic League’s clubs should average more than 265,000 fans each. By comparison, according to MLB.com, the average attendance of affiliated minor league baseball clubs is 241,826 fans this year.

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