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Take Me Out to the Playoffs – The Final Numbers

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The final 5 year playoff numbers look like this…

3 year comparison
Wild Card Games
  Avg +/- Home Teams
 2011   8,910     Dallas  Colorado
 2012   12,813   43.80%   Chicago  Los Angeles
 2013   21,340   66.55%   Houston  Seattle
5 year comparison
Conference Semifinals Totals
  Avg +/- Teams
 2009   14,960   -12.22%   CHI, CHV, CLB, HOU, LA, NE, RSL, SEA
 2010   20,755   38.74%   CLB, COL, DAL, LA, RBNY, RSL, SJ, SEA
 2011   18,551   -10.62%   COL, HOU, LA, PHL, RBNY, RSL, SEA, SKC
 2012   20,776   11.99%   DCU, HOU, LA, RBNY, RSL, SEA, SJ, SKC
 2013   22,789   9.69%   HOU, LA, NE, RBNY, PTL, RSL, SEA, SKC
Conference Finals Totals
  Avg +/- Teams
 2009   23,548    LA v HOU – CHI v RSL
 2010   22,390   -4.92%  LA v FCD – COL v SJ
 2011   22,138   -1.12%  LA v RSL – SKC v HOU
 2012   24,551   10.90%  LA v SEA – DCU v HOU
 2013   20,441   -16.74%  PTL v RSL – SKC v HOU
MLS Cup
  Avg +/- Teams Venue
 2009   46,011   70.41%  RSL v LA Qwest Field, Seattle, WA
 2010   21,700   -52.84%  COL v FCD BMO Field, Toronto, ONT, CA
 2011   30,281   39.54%  HOU v LA Home Depot Center, LA, CA
 2012   30,510   0.76%  HOU v LA Home Depot Center, LA, CA
 2013   21,650   -29.04%  SKC v RSL Sporting Park, KC, KS
Playoff Totals  
  Avg +/-  
 2009   23,559   42.88% 
 2010   19,535   -17.08% 
 2011   19,891   1.82% 
 2012   22,356   12.39% 
 2013   21,893   -2.07% 

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Take Me Out to the Ballgame – Week 23

The Week 23 numbers look like this…

5 year comparison
  Week 23 210 GP YTD
Avg +/- GP Avg +/- Avg +/- GP
 2009  16,899   9  15,844     15,826     164 
 2010  14,748  -12.73%  8  16,527   4.31%   16,648   5.19%   178 
 2011  16,045  8.79%  12  17,446   5.56%   17,325   4.07%   228 
 2012  15,761  -1.77%  8  18,620   6.73%   18,701   7.94%   221 
 2013  18,986  20.46%  9  18,110   -2.74%   18,110   -3.16%   210 
2009 225 Game Season – 2010 240 Game Season
2011 306 Game Season – 2012-13 323 Game Season
YTD – 210 Games
Average Median %<10K %>18k
 2009    15,844     14,525    15.71%   30.00% 
 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     18,110    5.21%   52.13% 

Here are the home attendance comparisons to 2012:

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Take Me Out to the Ballgame – Week 2

The Week 2 numbers look like this…

5 year comparison
  Week 2 17 GP YTD
Avg +/- GP Avg +/- Avg +/- GP
 2009  14,168   7  15,448     15,632     14 
 2010  21,275  50.16%  5  18,837   18,197   19,211   22.90%   13 
 2011  17,202  -19.15%  9  20,072   6.55%   19,225   0.07%   19 
 2012  23,386  35.95%  10  21,107   5.16%   21,107   9.79%   17 
 2013  15,938  -31.85%  8  17,777   -15.78%   15,938   -24.49%   17 
2009 225 Game Season – 2010 240 Game Season
2011 306 Game Season – 2012-13 323 Game Season
YTD – 17 Games
Average Median %<10K %>18k
 2009    15,448     14,686    11.76%   23.53% 
 2010    18,837     18,197    5.88%   52.94% 
 2011    20,072     19,385    0.00%   70.59% 
 2012    21,107     19,074    5.88%   58.82% 
 2013    17,777     18,078    11.76%   58.82% 

Here are the attendance comparisons to 2012:

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