Thursday, April 3rd, 2014
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The Capacity Of Baseball Stadiums In Real Numbers

Left: Dodger Stadium. Right: Michael Jordan's house.

Dodger Stadium
56000
Los Angeles Dodgers
Square footage of Michael Jordan's house



Coors Field
50480
Colorado Rockies
Prison inmates in the state of Ohio





Yankee Stadium
50291
New York Yankees
Population of Welland, Ontario, according to this sign



Turner Field
49586
Atlanta Braves
Number of people able to use Squaw Valley's lift system per hour





Rogers Centre
49282
Toronto Blue Jays
2014's quota, in pounds, of walleye sport anglers can catch in 2014 (two per person per day, please)




Chase Field
48633
Arizona Diamondbacks
Number of hourly workers employed by automaker GM





Globe Life Park in Arlington
48114
Texas Rangers
Number of newborn deaths per year



Safeco Field
47476
Seattle Mariners
Lowball estimate of runners in this year's NYC marathon





Oriole Park at Camden Yards
45971
Baltimore Orioles
Number of displaced persons in Somalia in a recent three-week period



Angel Stadium of Anaheim
45483
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Tons of sand dumped of beaches in the state of Delaware to restore what Hurricane Sandy eroded away






Busch Stadium
43975
St. Louis Cardinals
Number of attendees at the Women's World Curling Championship in Saint John, New Brunswick



Citizens Bank Park
43651
Philadelphia Phillies
Number of Google results for "Cory Gardner" and "rising star," according to some guy at MSNBC





Petco Park
42524
San Diego Padres
Number of tickets issued by Chicago speed cameras since they went up last August




Great American Ball Park
42319
Cincinnati Reds
Number of concealed carry permits applied for in the state of Illinois this year





Progressive Field
42241
Cleveland Indians
Bales of Australian wool offered up at auction in a single week this month




Minute Maid Park
42060
Houston Astros
Pounds of honey spilled in Southern California on March 24 when a truck overturned





Citi Field
41922
New York Mets
Pounds of ketchup *not* spilled in Indiana on March 23 even though the truck carrying it rammed into an overpass




AT&T Park
41915
San Francisco Giants
Net population loss in Bulgaria in 2012





Miller Park
41900
Milwaukee Brewers
Number of people who have liked the Tasmania Police Facebook page




Nationals Park
41418
Washington Nationals
Number of day-old pheasant chicks distributed to qualified applicants in New York State last year






Comerica Park
41255
Detroit Tigers
Downloads of Skrillex's latest album in its first week of sales (compared to 6000 hard copies sold*) (* which is the average attendance of a Major League Lacrosse game)




Wrigley Field
41019
Chicago Cubs
Number of people employed by the shipping industry in Scotland






U.S. Cellular Field
40615
Chicago White Sox
Number of wild horses on BLM-managed lands




Target Field
39021
Minnesota Twins
Tons of coal ash spilled into North Carolina's Dan River by Duke Energy this February





PNC Park
38362
Pittsburgh Pirates
Number of U.S. suicides in 2010




Kauffman Stadium
37903
Kansas City Royals
Speed in miles per hour of a meteor that hit the moon earlier this year, visible with the naked eye from Earth





Fenway Park
37499
Boston Red Sox
Number of times a marathon runner's feet strike the ground in a race




Marlins Park
36742
Miami Marlins
Sale price, in U.S. dollars, of a giant tuna





O.co Coliseum
35067
Oakland Athletics
Sale price of the Indiana Demon House




Tropicana Field
34078
Tampa Bay Rays
Gallons of crude oil spilled in North Dakota last week following a pipeline burst





Previously: NFL Attendance Explained



Victoria Johnson is a cartographer by trade.