To see 2014 season version, click "2014 Season Attendance Figures of NPB". The following shows number of attendees which each host team got in the 2013 season. Japanese baseball organization Nippon Professional Baseball has 12 teams in 2 leagues (Central and Pacific).
The first table is for Central League of Nippon Professional Baseball. Central League consists of 6 teams. Giants are the most popular team, and it is a little bit difficult to get a ticket for Giants' game.
|Rank||2013 season standing||Team||Franchise place||Total Attendees||Host games||Attendees per game|
|2||2||Hanshin Tigers||Nishinomiya, Hyogo||2,771,603||72||38,494|
|4||3||Hiroshima Toyo Carp||Hiroshima||1,565,598||72||21,744|
The second table is for Pacific League of Nippon Professional Baseball. It also consists of 6 teams. Golden Eagles defeated Giants in 2013 Japan Championship Series and became the winner.
|Rank||2013 season standing||Team||Franchise place||Total attendees||Host games||Attendees per game|
|1||4||Fukuoka Softbank Hawks||Fukuoka||2,408,993||72||33,458|
|2||6||Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters||Sapporo||1,855,655||72||25,772|
|3||2||Saitama Seibu Lions||Tokorozawa, Saitama||1,600,841||72||22,233|
|5||1||Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles||Sendai||1,281,087||72||17,792|
|6||3||Chiba Lotte Marines||Chiba||1,260,439||72||17,506|
Source is Nippon Professional Baseball.
There are some baseball leagues besides Nippon Professional Baseball. Those are;
- Shikoku Island League Plus
- Baseball Challenge League
- Kansai Independent Baseball League
Statistics of these leagues are the below.
Shikoku Island League Plus
Attendance number per game was 532 in 2011. source: wikipedia
Baseball Challenge League
Attendance number per game was 1,295 in 2009. source: wikipedia
Kansai Independent Baseball League
Attendance number per game was less than 500 in 2010. source: wikipedia