Phillies Fans March on Washington

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Jayson Werth and the Nationals are in first place in the National League East. (Jacquelyn Martin/AP)

Despite the home team's best efforts, Nationals Park will have more than its share of Phillies fans for the three games in Washington this weekend.

For three of the four years of the Park's existance, the average crowd for the nine Phillies games has exceeded the average crowd for all other dates:


 Year    
Phillies 
   Avg. Crowd 
All Others 
   Avg. Crowd 
 
   Difference
 2008 28,190  29,131  —   941
 2009 23,374  22,632  +   742
 2010 27,627  21,936  +5,691
 2011 28,862  24,248  +4,054

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