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Yankees, Cubs are league's biggest road draws

The Dodgers garner the fourth biggest road crowds this season, while the Angels are 17th in the majors.

August 11, 2012
  • Seattle fans cheer after Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez struck out Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees at Safeco Field on July 24.
Seattle fans cheer after Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez struck out Alex… (Otto Greule Jr. / Getty Images )

Most root for the home team, of course, but which clubs draw the most attention when traveling? The New York Yankees and Chicago Cubs. For all the baseball fans who claim to hate the Yankees, there are plenty of pinstripe followers who enjoy watching them play in person. And die-hard fans of the Cubs, who haven't played in the World Series since 1945, also turn out in big numbers coast to coast. Here's the full list of teams' average crowds on the road, through Friday:

Team; Avg. road att. ; Avg. home att.

N.Y. Yankees; 34,719; 43,298

Chicago Cubs; 34,424; 37,140

Philadelphia; 33,670 ;44,491

DODGERS; 33,455; 41,368

Atlanta; 33,199 ;29,434

San Francisco; 33,166 ;41,724

N.Y. Mets; 33,158; 29,555

Pittsburgh; 33,057; 26,529

Chicago White Sox; 33,006; 24,379

Colorado; 32,896 ;33,863

Milwaukee; 32,362; 34,991

St. Louis ;32,166; 41,373

Boston; 32,022; 37,615

Washington; 32,022; 29,600

Arizona; 31,815; 27,738

San Diego; 31,648; 26,166

ANGELS; 31,557; 37,553

Houston; 31,312; 21,378

Detroit; 31,262; 37,719

Oakland; 31,154; 20,648

Miami ;30,917; 28,400

Tampa Bay; 30,538 ;20,572

Cincinnati ;30,534; 29,192

Minnesota; 30,211; 35,120

Baltimore; 29,924 ;25,665

Texas; 28,707; 43,485

Cleveland; 28,495; 20,431

Kansas City; 27,900; 23,126

Seattle ;27,723 ;22,710

Toronto ;27,644 ;27,714

Source: baseball-reference.com

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