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High-level summary of attendance totals for the 1979 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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1979 MLB Attendance Details

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  • RankTeam NameFranchiseAttendanceHome GamesAvg AttendanceHigh AttendancePayrollPay RankBallparkWLWpctRankLgRankMLBRankPlayoffs
    1Los Angeles DodgersFranchise Page2,860,9548135,32050,29900Dodger Stadium7983.4883818dnq
    2Philadelphia PhilliesFranchise Page2,775,0118134,25963,34600Veterans Stadium8478.5194613dnq
    3New York YankeesFranchise Page2,537,7658131,33055,40900Yankee Stadium I8971.556447dnq
    4California AngelsFranchise Page2,523,5758131,15541,96900Anaheim Stadium8874.543159Lost ALCS (Orioles)
    5Cincinnati RedsFranchise Page2,356,9338029,46252,11500Riverfront Stadium9071.559136Lost NLCS (Pirates)
    6Boston Red SoxFranchise Page2,353,1148029,41435,68900Fenway Park9169.569335dnq
    7Kansas City RoyalsFranchise Page2,261,8458127,92441,45100Royals Stadium8577.5252712dnq
    8Montreal ExposFranchise Page2,102,1738125,95359,28200Olympic Stadium9565.594223dnq
    9Milwaukee BrewersFranchise Page1,918,3438123,68354,63000County Stadium9566.590224dnq
    10Houston AstrosFranchise Page1,900,3128123,46148,97700Astrodome8973.549248dnq
    11Baltimore OriolesFranchise Page1,681,0097921,27951,38100Memorial Stadium10257.642111Lost World Series (Pirates)
    12Chicago CubsFranchise Page1,648,5878020,60741,05200Wrigley Field8082.4945717dnq
    13Detroit TigersFranchise Page1,630,9298020,38743,70800Tiger Stadium8576.5285611dnq
    14St. Louis CardinalsFranchise Page1,627,2568120,09049,46700Busch Stadium II8676.5313510dnq
    15Texas RangersFranchise Page1,519,6718118,76141,09700Arlington Stadium8379.5123814dnq
    16San Diego PadresFranchise Page1,456,9678117,98745,50000San Diego Stadium6893.42251021dnq
    17San Francisco GiantsFranchise Page1,456,4028117,98056,19600Candlestick Park7191.4384920dnq
    18Pittsburgh PiratesFranchise Page1,435,4548117,72247,26800Three Rivers Stadium9864.605112Won World Series (Orioles)
    19Toronto Blue JaysFranchise Page1,431,6518117,67540,03500Exhibition Stadium53109.32771426dnq
    20Chicago White SoxFranchise Page1,280,7027916,21147,79500Comiskey Park7387.45651119dnq
    21Minnesota TwinsFranchise Page1,070,5218113,21641,18200Metropolitan Stadium8280.5064915dnq
    22Cleveland IndiansFranchise Page1,011,6448112,48956,96900Cleveland Stadium8180.50361016dnq
    23Seattle MarinersFranchise Page844,4478110,42540,31400The Kingdome6795.41461222dnq
    24New York MetsFranchise Page788,905809,86128,31300Shea Stadium6399.38961224dnq
    25Atlanta BravesFranchise Page769,465799,74047,64700Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium6694.41361123dnq
    26Oakland AthleticsFranchise Page306,763813,78719,53800Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum54108.33371325dnq
    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.