The 2012 season has been one of the worst in Chicago Cubs history, and that has been reflected in the team's attendance numbers. With nine home games left in the year, the Cubs will fail to surpass 3 million in attendance for the first time since 2003, the year in which the team made a run to the NLCS.
Through Tuesday night, the Cubs have had the 10th highest attendance in baseball, with 2,630,171 fans having visited Wrigley Field in 2012. That's slightly down from the No. 9 position that they held during the 2011 season, which itself was a step down from years prior. The Cubs are averaging 36,029 fans per game this year, down from the 37,528 that they averaged in 2011.