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Grapefruit League attendance tops 1.4 million
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Updated: 04/09/2014 08:00:02AM

Grapefruit League attendance tops 1.4 million

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Detroit Tigers' Torii Hunter, right, is congratulated by teammate Miguel Cabrera on his solo home run off Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Chris Tillman during the fourth inning of a baseball game in Detroit, Sunday, April 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Joba Chamberlain throws against the Baltimore Orioles in the ninth inning of a baseball game in Detroit Friday, April 4, 2014. Detroit won 10-4. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Detroit Tigers' Ian Kinsler bats against the Kansas City Royals in the eighth inning of a baseball game in Detroit Wednesday, April 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

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Major League Baseball Spring Training continues to be a fan favorite at Florida’s 14 locations as average per game attendance increased 4 percent from 2013 for an average of 6,882 per game.

The average per game total narrowly missed the all-time record of 6,965 per game in 2012, when two games between the Miami Marlins and New York Yankees were played in the inaugural games in Marlins Park. In 211 total games, 1,452,114 fans passed through the turnstiles.

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