The fans of these five teams should be ashamed of themselves.
It's extremely sad to see MLB teams—who are in the thick of a playoff push—not receive the well-deserved respect and support of their hometown fans.
The home team always feeds off the crowd in clutch situations, especially down the stretch when they're trying to clinch a postseason berth.
Diehard fans like those of the New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants and Philadelphia Phillies don't have a problem drawing fans to the stadium, whether the team is playoff bound or already thinking about plans for the following season at the All-Star break.
Let's dig in:
*All attendance statistics via Baseball-Reference 2012 MLB Attendance and team statistics/records were compiled on Monday, September 3.