DETROIT— The Tigers today established a new single-season attendance record by reaching 3,081,908 fans in their 78th game this season at Comerica Park. The attendance total surpasses the previous mark of 3,047,139, established last season.
“The Tigers would like to thank the fans for all of their support that has enabled the franchise to set attendance records in each of the past two seasons,” said Tigers President, Chief Executive Officer and General Manager David Dombrowski. “Tigers fans have always been among the best in baseball.”
In addition to the record-setting attendance numbers in each of the last two seasons, the Tigers have topped two million fans at Comerica Park in each of the last four seasons. The Tigers have topped one million fans in each of the past 44 seasons and stand as the only American League club to hold such a streak.
The following is a list of the top single-season attendance numbers in Detroit:
` Rank Season Home Attendance Dates Average
1 2008 3,081,908 78 39,512
2 2007 3,047,139 81 37,619
3 1984 2,704,794 76 35,589
4 2006 2,595,937 81 32,049
5 2000 2,533,752 81 31,281