Brewers have 2nd-best attendance boost in MLB year-over-year
11:13 AM, Jun 19, 2018
11:16 AM, Jun 19, 2018
MILWAUKEE -- It appears that more Milwaukee Brewers fans are buying into this team than last year, as the team is currently second in the league in boosted attendance since last season.
According to the Forbes.com list of MLB attendance numbers, the Brewers trail only the Houston Astros in the year-to-year attendance differential per game. Currently, the Brew Crew is averaging 4,570 more fans per game than last year at this time.
Miller Park holds approximately 41,900 people, and the Brewers currently average around 33,323 fans per game. Much better than last year's 28,753 people per game.
Overall MLB attendance is down 6.5% compared to this point last season, Forbes.com reports. The article states as of Saturday, June 16, MLB was averaging 27,483 per game compared to 29,402 at the same point last season.