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Mets Attendance By Game 2023 And History

By Aditya Bhattarai / 29 August 2023 06:45 AM

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Mets attendance by Game is 33,316 on average at Citi Field in 2023. The Mets have recorded 2,065,567 audiences till 28 August 2023 ranking them at 10th in MLB.

The Metsies had the highest occupancy of 44,121 on their 14 June game against the Yankees at Citi Field. They were victorious against their rivals with a 4 by 3 score.

New York Mets is a Major League Baseball team competing in the East Division of the National League. They are among the first expansion teams in MLB founded in 1962.

They were the team that took over the vacancy created by New York Giant when they left the city to move to San Francisco. They have been rivals with their fellow same-state rival MLB team the New York Yankees.

The Mets have been playing all their home games at Citi Field Stadium since the beginning of the 2009 MLB season. It has an audience capacity of more than 45,000 including the standing space.

Although the seating capacity in limited to 41,922 ever since the last renovation in 2012, there has been a record attendance of 45,186 people in a 2013 All-Star game, 44,859 during the 2015 World Series, and 44,466 during regular season games.

Mets Attendance 2023 By Game

Mets average attendance is 33,316 per game with a total audience of 2,065,567 in 2023. The Metsies have played 62 games at their home stadium this season.

The NY Mets have increased their standard audience flow per game by more than 1700 this year from 31,663 in 2022. However, they rank 5th in the East Division National League standings this year.

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Their win-loss ratio this season was the lowest with only 60 wins over 71 losses till 27 August 2023. In the previous season, they had qualified for the playoffs by ranking second with 101 victories over 61 defeats.

Mets attendance 2022 was 2,564,737 with an average of only 31,663 audience per game at Citi Field. They had ranked 6th in the MLB ranks that year.

Compared to others in the NL East division, the Metsies are behind by 12 wins from the Phillies to qualify in the playoffs this year. On the other hand, the Braves are leading the charts with 24 wins more than the Mets records. They also have the highest winning percentage of .651 this year.

While their average audience flow has increased to more than 33,000 at the Mets Stadium, their overall MLB attendance ranking has gone down from 6th position to 10th in 2023.

The reason for this fall lies in their increasing number of defeats which resulted in their inability to play in the playoffs. Another cause could be the decreasing batting average of Jeff McNeil from .317 to .249 in 2023.

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His number of total hits has declined this season along with other variables that have impacted the overall team performance.

With a pitching staff that cannot perform their best coupled with hitters falling behind on powerhouse players, the $300 million team has been a disastrous example that money can't solve everything in MLB.

Mets attendance today against Rangers on 28 August 2023 will be 33,316 on average at Citi Field. They will be playing a series of three games till 30 August.

New York Mets Highest Attendance 2023

Mets highest attendance in 2023 was 44,121 during Mets Vs Yankees game on 14 June. They won against the Yanks with a 4-3 score after playing an extra inning.

Here are ten of the highest attendance records at Mets Stadium Citi Field in 2023.

  • 44,121 attendees - Mets Vs Yankees game on 14 June 2023 
  • 43,707 attendees - Mets Vs Yankees on 13 June 2023
  • 43,590 attendees - Mets Vs Marlins on 7 April 2023
  • 43,110 attendees - Mets Vs Cardinals on 18 June 2023
  • 42,637  attendees - Mets Vs Blue Jays on 2 June 2023
  • 42,306  attendees - Mets Vs Marlins on 8 April 2023
  • 42,169 attendees - Mets Vs Blue Jays on 4 June 2023
  • 40,503  attendees - Mets Vs Dodgers on 14 July 2023
  • 39,995 attendees - Mets Vs Guardians on 25 May 2023
  • 39,859 attendees - Mets Vs Braves on 12 August 2023

NY Mets Lowest Attendance 2023

Mets Lowest attendance in 2023 was 20,191 recorded at their game against Washington Nationals on 26 April. They had lost the game falling behind by 3 points.

Here are the lowest ten attendance records at the Mets ballpark in 2023.

  • 20,191 attendees - Mets Vs Nationals on 26 April 2023 
  • 20,507 attendees - Mets Vs  Nationals on 24 April 2023
  • 20,191 attendees - Mets Vs Nationals on 27 April 2023 
  • 23,151 attendees - Mets Vs Pirates on 14 August 2023 
  • 25,854 attendees - Mets Vs Rockies on 5 May 2023
  • 25,385 attendees - Mets Vs Nationals on 28 July 2023
  • 27,603 attendees - Mets Vs Braves on 1 May 2023 
  • 28,296 attendees - Mets Vs Rays on 16 May 2023 
  • 28,440 attendees - Mets Vs Brewers on 28 June 2023 
  • 28,473 attendees - Mets Vs Giants on 2 July 2023

1993 New York Mets Record Attendance

April 1993 New York Mets largest attendance on the opening day game against Colorado Rockies. It was held on 5 April 1993 at Shea Stadium.

The Mets had the highest number of guests that day, breaking all the records of the franchise history. Shea Stadium had a maximum capacity of 57,333 for a baseball game.

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On the contrary, 1993 was one of the worst seasons for the Metsies as they posted the lowest winning percentage of .364. They had lost 103 games while winning only 59 games over the total of 162 games that year. 

1,873,183 fans observed their disastrous performance in 1993 as they finished the season with a .364 winning percentage. It resulted in a massive drop in attendees in the following season as they only had a 1.1 million audience size in 1994.

They had to wait until 1998 for the fanbase to start believing in them again as the attendance grew to 2,287,948. Their standard per-game audience went up from 21,805 in 1997 to 28,246 in 1998 as the team made it into the playoffs that season.

Mets Attendance Last 10 Years

Mets Attendance by year was 2,564,737 in 2022, 1,511,926 in 2021, 2,442,532 in 2019, and 2,224,995 in 2018. The attendance in 2023 is 2,065,567 till 29 August.

They had a fall in 2021 audience due to the coronavirus pandemic in 2020. They had reduced the total games played that season to only 60 with most games played without an audience.

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Likewise, the following year was still scary for people to come out in public gatherings due to the lockdown.

Mets attendance 2019 recorded a 2,442,532 audience size with an average of 30,155 per game. They had an 86 by 76 win-loss record that season.

Here is the record for Mets Attendance by Year for the last ten seasons from 2012 to 2023;

  • 2012 - 2,242,803 (Average per game 27,689)
  • 2013 - 2,135,657 (Average per game 26,366)
  • 2014 - 2,148,808 (Average per game 26,528)
  • 2015 - 2,569,753 (Average per game 31,725)
  • 2016 - 2,789,602 (Average per game 34,440)
  • 2017 - 2,460,622 (Average per game 30,378)
  • 2018 - 2,224,995 (Average per game 27,469)
  • 2019 - 2,442,532 (Average per game 30,155)
  • 2021 - 1,511,926 (Average per game 18,666)
  • 2022 - 2,564,737 (Average per game 31,663)
  • 2023 (running)- 2,065,567 (Average per game 33,316)

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