There was an overall 4.2% decrease in Central League attendance this year. The Yakult Swallows were the only team to see an increase in attendance (+1.2%) while the Yokohama Bay Stars and Yomiuri Giants saw drops over 8%. The Tigers also failed to reach the 3M mark for the first time since 2008.
The average length of a Central League game was 3 hours and 7 minutes, down from last year's 3 hours and 12 minutes.
Central League Attendance
|Yokohama Bay Stars||1,209,618||1,102,192||-8.9%|