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High-level summary of attendance totals for the 1978 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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1978 MLB Attendance Details

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  • RankTeam NameFranchiseAttendanceHome GamesAvg AttendanceHigh AttendancePayrollPay RankBallparkWLWpctRankLgRankMLBRankPlayoffs
    1Los Angeles DodgersFranchise Page3,347,8458141,33152,86900Dodger Stadium9567.586113Lost World Series (Yankees)
    2Philadelphia PhilliesFranchise Page2,583,3898231,50558,36700Veterans Stadium9072.556138Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
    3Cincinnati RedsFranchise Page2,532,4978031,65652,37800Riverfront Stadium9269.571225dnq
    4New York YankeesFranchise Page2,335,8718029,19856,07800Yankee Stadium I10063.613111Won World Series (Dodgers)
    5Boston Red SoxFranchise Page2,320,6438228,30136,24600Fenway Park9964.607222dnq
    6Kansas City RoyalsFranchise Page2,255,4938127,84640,90300Royals Stadium9270.568146Lost ALCS (Yankees)
    7California AngelsFranchise Page1,755,3868121,67141,72300Anaheim Stadium8775.5373611dnq
    8San Francisco GiantsFranchise Page1,740,4778121,48756,10300Candlestick Park8973.549349dnq
    9Detroit TigersFranchise Page1,714,8938121,17252,52800Tiger Stadium8676.5315813dnq
    10San Diego PadresFranchise Page1,670,1078120,61949,74400San Diego Stadium8478.5194614dnq
    11Milwaukee BrewersFranchise Page1,601,4068119,77052,96800County Stadium9369.574334dnq
    12Toronto Blue JaysFranchise Page1,562,5858119,29144,32700Exhibition Stadium59102.36671325dnq
    13Chicago CubsFranchise Page1,525,3118118,83145,77700Wrigley Field7983.4883715dnq
    14Chicago White SoxFranchise Page1,491,1008018,63950,75400Comiskey Park7190.44151019dnq
    15Texas RangersFranchise Page1,447,9638217,65840,07800Arlington Stadium8775.5372712dnq
    16Montreal ExposFranchise Page1,427,0077918,06348,38900Olympic Stadium7686.4694816dnq
    17St. Louis CardinalsFranchise Page1,278,2158115,78040,76400Busch Stadium II6993.42651021dnq
    18Houston AstrosFranchise Page1,126,1458113,90346,21500Astrodome7488.4575917dnq
    19Baltimore OriolesFranchise Page1,051,7248013,14738,54200Memorial Stadium9071.559457dnq
    20New York MetsFranchise Page1,007,3288012,59251,22000Shea Stadium6696.40761224dnq
    21Pittsburgh PiratesFranchise Page964,1068012,05145,13400Three Rivers Stadium8873.5472510dnq
    22Atlanta BravesFranchise Page904,4948111,16745,00700Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium6993.42661122dnq
    23Seattle MarinersFranchise Page877,4408110,83345,23500The Kingdome56104.35071426dnq
    24Cleveland IndiansFranchise Page800,5847810,26452,43300Cleveland Stadium6990.43461120dnq
    25Minnesota TwinsFranchise Page787,878819,72730,89600Metropolitan Stadium7389.4514918dnq
    26Oakland AthleticsFranchise Page526,999806,58736,46300Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum6993.42661223dnq
    26 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.