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Dodgers’ 2011 home attendance: Down 627,181

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And in the end, the Dodgers’ home attendance numbers proved exactly as bad as anticipated.

With Thursday’s final home game of the season, the Dodgers’ tickets sold for the season finished at 2,935,139 –- the first time in 16 years they’ve been under 3 million.

In 2007, the Dodgers drew 3,857,036.

Official attendance was down a major-league worst 627,181 from the previous season. With a final season average of 36,236, they averaged 7,743 fewer tickets sold per game compared to 2010.

And, of course, this represents tickets sold. Actual turnstile attendance was also significantly down. MLB does not release the number of no-shows, which swelled this season. Actual attendance may have been closer to 2 million.

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For the first time in their history, the Dodgers will be outdrawn by the Angels.

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