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2011 Nippon Series – 1.5B yen in ticket sales

by on Dec.07, 2011 @ 9:20 pm, under NPB

The NPB announced today that they pulled in a record 1,567,013,100 yen in ticket revenue during the seven-game Nippon Series between the Chunichi Dragons and the Softbank Hawks.

The previous high of 14,728,500 yen was set in 2003 (Daiei vs Hanshin).

Breakdown of Revenue

Softbank Hawks 354,111,829 yen
Chunichi Dragons 354,111,829 yen
NPB 384,855,070 yen
Softbank players 124,625,839 yen
(~3,110,000/player)
Chunichi players 83,083,892 yen
(~2,070,000/player)