Dragons 2019 Attendance Total Ranks #9 among 160 MiLB Teams

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By Dayton Dragons | September 23, 2019 3:41 PM

Dayton, Ohio- Minor League Baseball™ has announced the final attendance rankings for all 160 teams for the 2019 season. The Dayton Dragons, a Single-A team, finished ninth in attendance among the 160 teams with a season's total of 545,108. The Dragons averaged 7,900 fans per home date. Nine of the top 10 clubs in the final rankings were Triple-A teams with the Dragons as the only exception.

 

The Dragons final attendance total ranked first among the 130 teams below the Triple-A level. The Dragons have finished in the top 10 among all Minor League Baseball clubs in each of their 20 seasons and have finished # 1 among all Single-A and Double-A teams for 14 straight years.

Each of the 69 Dragons home games in 2019 resulted in a sell-out, extending the Dragons sell-out streak to 1,385 consecutive games. Every Dragons game ever played at Fifth Third Field has been a sell-out.  

"Our sell-out streak and our attendance records belong to our fans," said Robert Murphy, Dragons President and General Manager. "We believe we have the best fans in sports. For 20 straight years, they have supported Dragons baseball at unprecedented levels as our ballpark experience has become a tradition in our community."

The Dragons 20 seasons of operation represent the top 20 single-season attendance totals in Single-A baseball history.

Minor League Baseball™ also announced that its 2019 regular season attendance total of 41,504,077 marked the 15th consecutive year that teams combined to top 40 million. 

2019 Attendance Rankings (affiliated teams)

 

Minor League Top-10 (from among 160 teams)

 

Rank Team Class Total Average
1 Las Vegas Aviators AAA 650,934 9,299
2 Round Rock Express AAA 597,928 8,542
3 Columbus Clippers AAA 590,504 8,684
4 Indianapolis Indians AAA 586,860 8,630
5 Lehigh Valley IronPigs AAA 585,110 8,605
6 Charlotte Knights AAA 581,006 8,544
7 Nashville Sounds AAA 578,291 8,631
8 Sacramento River Cats AAA 549,440 7,849
9 Dayton Dragons 545,108 7,900
10 Albuquerque Isotopes AAA 542,832 7,983

 

 

Double-A and Single-A Top-10 (from among 130 teams)

 

Rank Team Class Total Average
1 Dayton Dragons A 545,108 7,900
2 Frisco RoughRiders AA 455,765 6,802
3 Amarillo Sod Poodles AA 427,791 6,291
4 Hartford Yard Goats AA 414,946 6,193
5 Richmond Flying Squirrels AA 400,321 6,255
6 Reading Fightin Phils AA 398,314 5,945
7 Birmingham Barons AA 379,707 5,424
8 Tulsa Drillers AA 374,501 5,507
9 Fort Wayne TinCaps A 371,259 5,541
10 West Michigan Whitecaps 360,295 5,378

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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