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High-level summary of attendance totals for the 1972 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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1972 MLB Attendance Details

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  • RankTeam NameFranchiseAttendanceHome GamesAvg AttendanceHigh AttendancePayrollPay RankBallparkWLWpctRankLgRankMLBRankPlayoffs
    1New York MetsFranchise Page2,134,1857827,36154,19800Shea Stadium8373.5323610dnq
    2Detroit TigersFranchise Page1,892,3867824,26152,15000Tiger Stadium8670.551135Lost ALCS (Athletics)
    3Los Angeles DodgersFranchise Page1,860,8587524,81153,10700Dodger Stadium8570.548349dnq
    4Cincinnati RedsFranchise Page1,611,4597621,20352,11600Riverfront Stadium9559.617122Lost World Series (Athletics)
    5Houston AstrosFranchise Page1,469,2477719,08143,56100Astrodome8469.549236dnq
    6Boston Red SoxFranchise Page1,441,7187818,48434,63200Fenway Park8570.548248dnq
    7Pittsburgh PiratesFranchise Page1,427,4607818,30149,88600Three Rivers Stadium9659.619111Lost NLCS (Reds)
    8Philadelphia PhilliesFranchise Page1,343,3297917,00457,26700Veterans Stadium5997.37861223dnq
    9Chicago CubsFranchise Page1,299,1637716,87237,81100Wrigley Field8570.548257dnq
    10St. Louis CardinalsFranchise Page1,196,8947715,54440,75400Busch Stadium II7581.4814716dnq
    11Chicago White SoxFranchise Page1,177,3187815,09451,90400Comiskey Park8767.565224dnq
    12Montreal ExposFranchise Page1,142,1457814,64329,10200Jarry Park7086.4495919dnq
    13New York YankeesFranchise Page966,3287712,55056,23800Yankee Stadium I7976.5104612dnq
    14Oakland AthleticsFranchise Page921,3237711,96550,18200Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum9362.600113Won World Series (Reds)
    15Baltimore OriolesFranchise Page899,9507711,68843,85100Memorial Stadium8074.5193511dnq
    16Minnesota TwinsFranchise Page797,9017410,78236,09000Metropolitan Stadium7777.5003713dnq
    17Atlanta BravesFranchise Page752,973789,65450,59700Atlanta Stadium7084.4554818dnq
    18California AngelsFranchise Page744,190809,30241,08600Anaheim Stadium7580.4845915dnq
    19Kansas City RoyalsFranchise Page707,656779,19028,56300Municipal Stadium7678.4944814dnq
    20Texas RangersFranchise Page662,974778,61024,22200Arlington Stadium54100.35161224dnq
    21San Francisco GiantsFranchise Page647,744778,41240,82100Candlestick Park6986.44551020dnq
    22San Diego PadresFranchise Page644,273808,05335,42300San Diego Stadium5895.37961122dnq
    23Cleveland IndiansFranchise Page626,354778,13437,67100Cleveland Municipal Stadium7284.46251017dnq
    24Milwaukee BrewersFranchise Page600,440797,60126,73500County Stadium6591.41761121dnq
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    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.