Posted: Tuesday October 1, 2013 4:49 PM

MLB attendance drops 1.2 percent this year

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NEW YORK (AP) - Major League Baseball's average attendance fell 1.2 percent this year, with the Miami Marlins and Philadelphia Phillies experiencing big drops.

The average was 30,514, down from 30,895 last year and the peak of 32,785 in 2007. Total attendance of 74.03 million was down from 75.86 million last season but was the sport's sixth-highest.

There were 37 postponements this year, up from 21 in 2012.

 
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