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High-level summary of attendance totals for the 1959 season . The totals data is sourced from official published MLB attendance data while the metrics are derived from game-level Retrosheet data.
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1959 MLB Attendance Details

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  • Playoff Team
  • #1 Ranked
  • RankTeam NameFranchiseAttendanceHome GamesAvg AttendanceHigh AttendancePayrollPay RankBallparkWLWpctRankLgRankMLBRankPlayoffs
    1Los Angeles DodgersFranchise Page2,071,0457826,55267,31200Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum8868.564113Won World Series (White Sox)
    2Milwaukee BravesFranchise Page1,749,1127922,14148,64200County Stadium8670.551224dnq
    3New York YankeesFranchise Page1,552,0307720,15668,68000Yankee Stadium I7975.513336dnq
    4Cleveland IndiansFranchise Page1,497,9767719,45470,39800Cleveland Municipal Stadium8965.578222dnq
    5Chicago White SoxFranchise Page1,423,1447818,24545,51000Comiskey Park9460.610111Lost World Series (Dodgers)
    6San Francisco GiantsFranchise Page1,422,1307718,46922,98400Seals Stadium8371.539335dnq
    7Pittsburgh PiratesFranchise Page1,359,9177418,37734,47800Forbes Field7876.506447dnq
    8Detroit TigersFranchise Page1,221,2217715,86051,08200Briggs Stadium7678.494448dnq
    9Boston Red SoxFranchise Page984,1027712,78132,00400Fenway Park7579.487559dnq
    10Kansas City AthleticsFranchise Page963,6837712,51531,97700Municipal Stadium6688.4297714dnq
    11St. Louis CardinalsFranchise Page929,9537712,07728,43100Sportsman's Park7183.4617713dnq
    12Baltimore OriolesFranchise Page891,9267811,43546,60100Memorial Stadium7480.4816612dnq
    13Chicago CubsFranchise Page858,2557711,14636,89500Wrigley Field7480.4816610dnq
    14Philadelphia PhilliesFranchise Page802,8157810,29328,16400Connie Mack Stadium6490.4168815dnq
    15Cincinnati RedsFranchise Page801,2987610,54332,19000Crosley Field7480.4815511dnq
    16Washington Senators IFranchise Page615,372777,99226,85000Griffith Stadium6391.4098816dnq
    16 record(s)
    Glossary:
    Rank If team context, indicates Divisional Rank Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Playoffs Playoff participation description.