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433. Selected Spectator Sports

[(43,746 represents 43,746,000)]

 
SPORT Unit 1980 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
 
Baseball, major leagues: 1
  Attendance 1,000 43,746 45,415 46,269 45,262 47,742 48,452 53,182 53,800 55,910 55,512 57,820 56,852 71,237 50,010 51,288 61,665 64,921 71,929
    Regular season 1,000 43,014 44,587 45,540 44,742 46,824 47,506 52,011 52,999 55,173 54,824 56,814 55,873 70,257 50,010 50,469 60,097 63,168 70,372
      National League 1,000 21,124 21,507 21,549 20,781 22,292 22,333 24,734 24,499 25,324 24,492 24,696 24,113 36,924 25,808 25,110 30,379 31,885 38,424
      American League 1,000 21,890 23,080 23,991 23,961 24,532 25,173 27,277 28,500 29,849 30,332 32,118 31,760 33,333 24,202 25,359 29,718 31,283 31,948
    Playoffs 2 1,000 407 443 425 248 591 624 784 541 514 479 633 668 636 (X) 533 1,300 1,349 1,314
    World Series 1,000 325 385 304 272 327 322 387 260 223 209 373 311 344 (X) 286 268 404 243
  Players' salaries: 3
    Average $1,000 144 241 289 329 371 413 412 439 497 598 851 1,029 1,076 1,168 1,111 1,120 1,337 1,399
 
Basketball: 4 5
  NCAA--Men's college:
      Teams Number 715 741 755 750 753 760 760 761 772 767 796 813 831 858 868 866 865 895
      Attendance 1,000 24,862 25,416 26,123 26,272 26,584 26,369 26,798 27,453 28,270 28,741 29,250 29,378 28,527 28,390 28,548 28,225 27,738 28,032
 
   NCAA--Women's college:
      Teams Number (NA) 764 764 749 746 760 756 754 765 782 806 815 826 859 864 874 879 911
      Attendance 1,000 (NA) 1,976 2,003 2,048 2,072 2,092 2,156 2,325 2,502 2,777 3,013 3,397 4,193 4,557 4,962 5,234 6,734 7,387
 
  Pro: 6
    Teams Number 22 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 25 27 27 27 27 27 27 29 29 29
    Attendance, total 7 1,000 10,697 10,712 10,262 11,128 11,534 12,210 13,190 14,070 16,586 18,586 18,009 18,609 19,120 19,350 19,883 21,833 21,677 21,801
      Regular season 1,000 9,938 9,965 9,638 10,015 10,506 11,215 12,065 12,654 15,465 17,369 16,876 17,367 17,778 17,984 18,516 20,513 20,305 20,373
        Average per game Number 11,017 10,593 10,220 10,620 11,141 11,893 12,795 13,419 15,088 15,690 15,245 15,689 16,060 16,246 16,727 17,252 17,077 17,135
      Playoffs 1,000 740 727 606 1,096 985 979 1,091 1,397 1,077 1,203 1,109 1,228 1,339 1,349 1,347 1,284 1,352 1,409
    Players' salaries:
      Average $1,000 170 212 249 275 325 375 440 510 600 750 900 1,100 1,300 1,700 1,900 2,000 2,200 2,600
 
Football:
  NCAA College: 5
    Teams Number 485 510 505 501 509 510 507 524 524 533 548 552 560 568 565 566 581 595
    Attendance 1,000 33,708 35,176 34,817 35,211 34,952 35,031 35,008 34,324 35,116 35,330 35,528 35,225 34,871 36,460 35,638 36,083 36,858 37,491
  National Football League: 8
   Teams Number 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 30 31 31 31
    Attendance, total 9 1,000 14,092 10 8,504 13,953 14,053 14,058 17,304 10 15,180 17,024 17,400 17,666 17,752 17,784 17,952 18,011 19,203 (NA) 19,050 19,742
      Regular season 1,000 13,392 10 7,367 13,277 13,398 13,345 13,588 10 11,406 13,539 13,626 13,960 13,841 13,829 13,967 14,030 15,044 14,612 14,967 15,365
        Average per game Number 59,787 10 58,472 59,273 59,813 59,567 60,663 10 54,315 60,446 60,829 62,321 61,792 61,736 62,352 62,636 62,682 60,885 62,364 64,020
      Postseason games 11 1,000 700 10 1,137 676 655 711 734 656 658 686 848 813 815 805 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 823
  Players' salaries: 12
     Average $1,000 79 96 134 178 194 198 203 239 295 352 415 645 683 637 714 791 725 983
     Median base salary $1,000 70 80 90 110 140 150 175 180 200 236 250 325 330 325 335 350 340 405
 
National Hockey League: 13
  Regular season attendance 1,000 10,726 10,711 11,021 11,359 11,621 11,856 12,118 12,418 12,580 12,344 12,770 13,917 15,714 10,646 15,658 16,237 15,701 17,265
  Playoffs attendance 1,000 966 1,088 1,107 1,108 1,153 1,384 1,337 1,327 1,356 1,442 1,328 1,346 1,440 1,329 1,447 1,423 1,384 1,507
 
Horseracing: 14 15
  Racing days Number 13,133 13,523 13,545 13,683 13,745 13,853 14,208 14,285 14,240 13,841 (NA) 13,644 13,237 13,082 13,243 12,457 11,958 (NA)
  Attendance 1,000 74,690 76,858 75,693 74,076 73,346 70,580 70,105 69,949 69,551 63,803 (NA) 49,275 45,688 42,065 38,934 43,367 41,846 (NA)
  Pari-mutuel handle Mil. dol 11,218 11,888 11,733 12,032 12,222 12,421 13,122 13,616 13,867 7,162 14,094 14,078 13,718 14,143 14,592 14,902 15,220 (NA)
  Revenue to government Mil. dol 713 653 641 650 625 587 608 596 585 624 523 491 472 452 456 444 422 (NA)
 
Greyhound: 14
  Total performances Number 5,855 6,499 8,257 8,661 9,590 10,654 11,156 12,904 13,393 14,915 (NA) 17,528 17,976 17,035 16,110 15,151 14,557 (NA)
  Attendance 1,000 20,874 21,375 22,140 22,076 23,853 25,759 26,215 26,477 33,818 28,660 (NA) 28,003 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 14,306 (NA)
  Pari-mutuel handle Mil. dol 2,064 2,179 2,306 2,421 2,702 3,005 3,193 3,291 3,278 3,422 3,422 3,306 3,255 2,948 2,730 2,433 2,291 (NA)
  Revenue to government Mil. dol 152 160 170 177 201 215 221 230 239 235 234 204 195 183 157 139 114 (NA)
 
Jai alai: 14
  Total performances Number 1,616 2,107 2,795 2,721 2,736 2,761 2,906 3,615 3,835 3,620 3,619 3,288 3,200 3,146 2,748 2,542 2,648 (NA)
  Games played     Number 25,349 32,947 44,425 42,842 32,260 36,276 38,476 47,716 (NA) (NA) (NA) 45,067 43,056 42,607 37,052 34,346 (NA) (NA)
  Attendance 1,000 3,939 4,948 4,829 4,878 4,722 6,757 6,816 6,414 5,227 5,329 (NA) 4,634 4,194 3,684 3,208 (NA) 2,125 (NA)
  Total handle Mil. dol (NA) 622.8 619.8 665.9 664.0 667.6 707.5 663.6 553.0 545.5 (NA) 425.9 384.2 330.7 296.4 273.4 251 (NA)
  Revenue to government Mil. dol 35 45 45 48 50 50 51 44 39 39 35 30 27 22 13 12 10 (NA)
 
Professional rodeo: 16
  Rodeos Number 631 643 650 643 617 616 637 707 741 754 798 770 791 782 739 742 729 703
  Performances Number 1,921 1,936 1,964 1,936 1,887 1,868 1,832 2,037 2,128 2,159 2,241 2,203 2,269 2,245 2,217 2,229 2,213 2,125
  Members Number 5,114 5,461 5,353 5,324 5,239 5,603 5,342 5,479 5,560 5,693 5,748 5,714 5,760 6,415 6,894 7,084 7,178 7,301
  Permit-holders (rookies) Number 4,038 4,105 2,929 2,911 2,534 2,700 2,746 3,310 3,584 3,290 3,006 2,857 2,888 3,346 3,835 4,141 4,197 4,117
  Total prize money Mil. dol 9.9 13.2 14.1 13.8 15.1 16.0 14.9 16.0 16.9 18.2 19.2 20.3 21.3 23.1 24.5 26.4 28.0 29.9


NA Not available. X Not applicable.
1 Source: The National League of Professional Baseball Clubs, New York, NY, National League Green Book; and The American League of Professional Baseball Clubs, New York, NY, American League Red Book.
2 Beginning 1996, two rounds of playoffs were played. Prior years had one round.
3 Source: Major League Baseball Players Association, New York, NY.
4 Season ending in year shown.
5 Source: National Collegiate Athletic Assn., Overland Park, KS. For women's attendance total, excludes double-headers with men's teams.
6 Source: National Basketball Assn., New York, NY. For season ending in year shown.
7 Includes All-Star game, not shown separately.
8 Source: National Football League, New York, NY.
9 Beginning 1986 includes preseason attendance, not shown separately.
10 Season was interrupted by a strike.
11 Includes Pro Bowl, a nonchampionship game and Super Bowl.
12 Source: National Football League Players Association, Washington, DC.
13 For season beginning in year shown. Source: National Hockey League, New York, NY.
14 Source: Association of Racing Commissioners International, Inc., Lexington, KY.
15 Includes thoroughbred, harness, quarter horse, and fairs.
16 Source: Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, Colorado Springs, CO., Official Professional Rodeo Media Guide, annual, (copyright).



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