Attendance

Twins attendance – 2015

The Twins opened the season on the road and played their first 2015 game at Target Field on April 13 losing to the Kansas City Royals 12-3 before a sellout crowd of 40,123, their first sellout since they played Houston on August 3, 2013. A new record low attendance mark for Target Field was set on April 16 when the Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 8-5 in a Wednesday afternoon game that saw 17,449 paid fans go through the turnstiles. After having played 6 games at home their attendance for 2015 stands at 142,113 as compared to 148,639 after the same amount of home games last season (2014). The Twins average attendance for a 2015 game is 23,686 ranking them 27th out of the 30 MLB teams. Twins attendance is down a total of 6,526 from last year for an average decrease of 1,088 fans per game at Target Field. So far this season the Tampa Rays have the lowest average attendance and the Los Angeles Dodgers have the highest average attendance. Capacity at Target Field in 2015 remains at 39,021.

 

2015 average – ? (season ticket base 13,000 to 14,000)

2014 average – 27,785 (season ticket base 17,000)

2013 average – 30,588 (season ticket base 19,000)

2012 average – 34,276 (season ticket base 23,000)

2011 average – 39,113 (season ticket base 25,000)

2010 average – 39,798 (season ticket base 25,000)

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Twins attendance – 2014

The Twins opened the season on the road and played their first 2014 game at Target Field on April 7 against the Oakland A’s and had a non-sellout paid attendance of  35,837.  The Twins largest crowd of the season was 36,952 on July 4 when the Twins hosted the New York Yankees. The Twins had no sellouts on the books this season.The Twins set a new record low attendance for Target Field when only 19,700 fans attended the Twins/Tigers game on September 15. After all 81 home games have been played, the final 2014 Twins attendance stands at 2,250,606 which translates to an average of 27,785 per game. Attendance this season as compared to last season is down a total of 227,038 for an average of 2,803 per game. The Twins finished with the eighth highest attendance in the American League and were 19 out of 30 in all of MLB.  Attendance in 2013 was  2,477,644. Keep in mind these attendance numbers are for tickets sold and not actual fans in the stands which is a much smaller but unpublished number. Capacity at Target field in 2014 remains at 39,021.

Overall MLB attendance is down an average of 124 fans per game in 2014 as compared to 2013.

 

2014 average – 27,785 (season ticket base 17,000)

2013 average – 30,588 (season ticket base 19,000)

2012 average – 34,276 (season ticket base 23,000)

2011 average – 39,113 (season ticket base 25,000)

2010 average – 39,798 (season ticket base 25,000)

 

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Twins Attendance – 2013

The Twins opened the season at Target Field and had a sellout for the “opener” with 38,282 fans attending. The Twins set a new record low attendance for Target Field when only 21,826 fans attended the make-up game against the Los Angeles Angels on