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Take Me Out to the Ballgame – Week 24

The Week 24 numbers look like this…

5 year comparison
  Week 24 230 GP YTD
  Avg +/- GP Avg +/- Avg +/- GP
 2010  18,444   8  16,606     16,725     186 
 2011  20,813  12.85%  7  17,413   4.86%   17,429   4.21%   235 
 2012  21,123  1.49%  12  18,845   8.22%   18,825   8.01%   233 
 2013  17,746  -15.98%  9  18,093   -3.99%   18,095   -3.88%   219 
 2014  20,440  15.18%  11  18,888   4.39%   18,904   4.47%   230 
2010 240 Game Season
2011 306 Game Season – 2012-14 323 Game Season
YTD – 230 Games
Average Median %<10K %>18k
 2010    16,606     15,115    7.39%   35.65% 
 2011    17,413     16,847    6.96%   46.96% 
 2012    18,845     18,379    2.17%   55.65% 
 2013    18,093     18,208    5.65%   53.04% 
 2014    18,888     18,477    6.52%   53.04% 

Here are the home attendance comparisons to 2013:

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Take Me Out to the Ballgame – Week 23

The Week 23 numbers look like this…

5 year comparison
  Week 23 219 GP YTD
  Avg +/- GP Avg +/- Avg +/- GP
 2010  14,748   8  16,555     16,648     178 
 2011  16,045  8.79%  12  17,349   4.80%   17,325   4.07%   228 
 2012  15,761  -1.77%  8  18,707   7.82%   18,701   7.94%   221 
 2013  18,986  20.46%  9  18,095   -3.27%   18,110   -3.16%   210 
 2014  15,924  -16.13%  9  18,810   3.95%   18,827   3.96%   219 
2010 240 Game Season
2011 306 Game Season – 2012-14 323 Game Season
YTD – 219 Games
Average Median %<10K %>18k
 2010    16,555     15,073    7.76%   34.70% 
 2011    17,349     16,841    7.31%   47.03% 
 2012    18,707     18,364    2.28%   55.25% 
 2013    18,095     18,204    5.48%   52.97% 
 2014    18,810     18,522    6.85%   53.42% 

Here are the home attendance comparisons to 2013:

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Take Me Out to the Ballgame – Week 22

The Week 22 numbers look like this…

5 year comparison
  Week 22 210 GP YTD
  Avg +/- GP Avg +/- Avg +/- GP
 2010  19,215   8  16,527     16,737     170 
 2011  18,972  -1.26%  8  17,446   5.56%   17,396   3.93%   216 
 2012  23,141  21.97%  8  18,620   6.73%   18,811   8.13%   213 
 2013  19,892  -14.04%  9  18,110   -2.74%   18,071   -3.93%   201 
 2014  22,201  11.61%  9  18,934   4.55%   18,952   4.87%   210 
2010 240 Game Season
2011 306 Game Season – 2012-14 323 Game Season
YTD – 210 Games
Average Median %<10K %>18k
 2010    16,527     14,935    8.10%   34.29% 
 2011    17,446     17,208    7.62%   48.10% 
 2012    18,620     18,379    2.38%   55.71% 
 2013    18,110     18,119    5.24%   51.90% 
 2014    18,934     18,522    6.67%   53.81% 

Here are the home attendance comparisons to 2013:

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Take Me Out to the Ballgame – Week 21

The Week 21 numbers look like this…

5 year comparison
  Week 21 201 GP YTD
  Avg +/- GP Avg +/- Avg +/- GP
 2010  14,347   8  16,534     16,615     162 
 2011  15,937  11.08%  12  17,355   4.96%   17,335   4.34%   208 
 2012  18,075  13.42%  9  18,698   7.74%   18,642   7.54%   205 
 2013  19,630  8.60%  10  18,071   -3.35%   17,985   -3.52%   192 
 2014  20,481  4.33%  14  18,787   3.97%   18,806   4.56%   201 
YTD – 201 Games
Average Median %<10K %>18k
 2010    16,534     14,843    7.96%   34.33% 
 2011    17,355     16,841    7.96%   47.26% 
 2012    18,698     18,393    2.49%   56.22% 
 2013    18,071     18,078    5.47%   51.74% 
 2014    18,787     18,432    6.97%   53.23% 

Here are the home attendance comparisons to 2013:

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Take Me Out to the Ballgame – Week 20

The Week 20 numbers look like this…

5 year comparison
  Week 20 187 GP YTD
  Avg +/- GP Avg +/- Avg +/- GP
 2010  15,700   9  16,579     16,733     154 
 2011  17,481  11.34%  8  17,452   5.27%   17,421   4.11%   196 
 2012  17,889  2.34%  15  18,689   7.08%   18,668   7.16%   196 
 2013  16,982  -5.07%  8  17,957   -3.91%   17,895   -4.14%   182 
 2014  16,918  -0.38%  7  18,661   3.92%   18,681   4.39%   187 
YTD – 187 Games
Average Median %<10K %>18k
 2010    16,579     14,479    7.49%   35.29% 
 2011    17,452     16,709    8.56%   47.06% 
 2012    18,689     18,225    2.14%   54.55% 
 2013    17,957     18,029    5.88%   50.80% 
 2014    18,661     18,432    6.95%   53.48% 

Here are the home attendance comparisons to 2013:

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Take Me Out to the Ballgame – Week 19

The Week 19 numbers look like this…

5 year comparison
  Week 19 180 GP YTD
  Avg +/- GP Avg +/- Avg +/- GP
 2010  17,583   8  16,631     16,797     145 
 2011  15,669  -10.88%  11  17,523   5.36%   17,418   3.70%   188 
 2012  16,770  7.03%  10  18,732   6.90%   18,733   7.55%   181 
 2013  20,286  20.96%  16  17,867   -4.62%   17,937   -4.25%   174 
 2014  18,981  -6.43%  13  18,728   4.82%   18,749   4.53%   180 
YTD – 180 Games
Average Median %<10K %>18k
 2010    16,631     14,434    7.22%   34.44% 
 2011    17,523     16,775    8.33%   47.78% 
 2012    18,732     18,223    2.22%   54.44% 
 2013    17,867     17,877    5.56%   50.00% 
 2014    18,728     18,477    7.22%   53.89% 

Here are the home attendance comparisons to 2013:

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MLS, Euro Leagues Goals, Draws, Win Percentages

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Stat Stuff

First up is a table showing the games won percentage of the top 4 teams in the 5 big Euro leagues and MLS. You’ll notice that MLS is the only league not to have its top finisher not achieve a minimun of 60% of its matches won. This is not a fluke as Los Angeles in 2010 is the only MLS team to win 60% of its games in the last 5 completed seasons.

2012-13 Winning Percentage
Bundesliga
 Bayern Munich  85.3% 
 Borussia Dortmund  55.9% 
 Bayer Leverkusen  55.9% 
 Schalke 04  47.1% 
EPL
 Manchester United  73.7% 
 Manchester City  60.5% 
 Chelsea  57.9% 
 Arsenal  55.3% 
La Liga
 Barcelona  84.2% 
 Real Madrid  68.4% 
 Atletico Madrid  60.5% 
 Real Sociedad  47.4% 
Serie A
 Juventus  71.1% 
 Napoli  60.5% 
 AC Milan  55.3% 
 Fiorentina  55.3% 
Ligue 1
 Paris Saint-Germain  65.8% 
 Marseille  55.3% 
 Lyon  50.0% 
 Nice  47.4% 
MLS 2013
 NY Red Bull  50.0% 
 Kansas City  50.0% 
 Portland  41.2% 
 Real Salt Lake  47.1% 

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Take Me Out to the Ballgame – Week 18

The Week 18 numbers look like this…

5 year comparison
  Week 18 167 GP YTD
  Avg +/- GP Avg +/- Avg +/- GP
 2010  15,713   8  16,513     16,751     137 
 2011  16,865  7.33%  7  17,569   6.39%   17,527   4.63%   177 
 2012  19,201  13.85%  16  18,889   7.51%   18,847   7.53%   171 
 2013  21,940  14.26%  8  17,911   -5.18%   17,699   -6.09%   158 
 2014  22,762  3.75%  9  18,731   4.58%   18,731   5.83%   167 
YTD – 167 Games
Average Median %<10K %>18k
 2010    16,513     14,389    7.78%   34.13% 
 2011    17,569     17,139    8.38%   49.10% 
 2012    18,889     18,227    2.40%   55.09% 
 2013    17,911     18,029    5.99%   50.90% 
 2014    18,731     18,396    7.78%   53.29% 

Here are the home attendance comparisons to 2013:

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