KANSAS CITY -- The Royals finished the regular-season home schedule with the biggest attendance since 1991 and not far under the 2 million mark at 1,956,482. That's an average of 24,154 for 81 home dates.
The three-game weekend series against the Tigers drew a total of 112,231, the last two games just shy of being sold out. There were four sellouts during the season.
The 1991 club drew just over 2.1 million fans. The top year for attendance was '89, with 2,477,700. Kauffman Stadium has a seating capacity of 37,903.
Dick Kaegel is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.