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High-level summary of attendance totals for the 1961 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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1961 MLB Attendance Details

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  • Playoff Team
  • #1 Ranked
  • RankTeam NameFranchiseAttendanceHome GamesAvg AttendanceHigh AttendancePayrollPay RankBallparkWLWpctRankLgRankMLBRankPlayoffs
    1Los Angeles DodgersFranchise Page1,804,2507723,43272,14000Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum8965.578225dnq
    2New York YankeesFranchise Page1,747,7258121,57774,24600Yankee Stadium I10953.673111Won World Series (Reds)
    3Detroit TigersFranchise Page1,600,7108219,52157,27100Tiger Stadium10161.623222dnq
    4San Francisco GiantsFranchise Page1,390,6797718,06141,69200Candlestick Park8569.552336dnq
    5Minnesota TwinsFranchise Page1,256,7238115,51541,35700Metropolitan Stadium7090.4387713dnq
    6Pittsburgh PiratesFranchise Page1,199,1287715,57336,09300Forbes Field7579.4876610dnq
    7Chicago White SoxFranchise Page1,146,0198114,14843,96000Comiskey Park8676.531448dnq
    8Cincinnati RedsFranchise Page1,117,6037714,51432,01900Crosley Field9361.604113Lost World Series (Yankees)
    9Milwaukee BravesFranchise Page1,101,4417714,30440,77500County Stadium8371.539447dnq
    10Baltimore OriolesFranchise Page951,0898111,74244,33200Memorial Stadium9567.586334dnq
    11St. Louis CardinalsFranchise Page855,3057810,96529,71000Sportsman's Park8074.519559dnq
    12Boston Red SoxFranchise Page850,5898210,37332,18600Fenway Park7686.4696612dnq
    13Cleveland IndiansFranchise Page725,547818,95756,30700Cleveland Municipal Stadium7883.4845511dnq
    14Kansas City AthleticsFranchise Page683,817808,54834,06500Municipal Stadium61100.379101017dnq
    15Chicago CubsFranchise Page673,057788,62934,59900Wrigley Field6490.4167715dnq
    16Los Angeles AngelsFranchise Page603,510827,36019,93000Wrigley Field7091.4358814dnq
    17Washington Senators IIFranchise Page597,287797,56127,36800Griffith Stadium61100.3799916dnq
    18Philadelphia PhilliesFranchise Page590,039787,56528,78300Connie Mack Stadium47107.3058818dnq
    18 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.