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Sunday, September 25, 2011
Angels top Dodgers in attendance

By Mark Saxon
ESPNLosAngeles.com

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Angels have finally emerged from their northern neighbors' shadow.

With Friday night's crowd of 41,113 fans, the Angels have drawn over 3 million for the ninth straight season. This is the first year the Angels have outdrawn the Los Angeles Dodgers.

The Dodgers, beset by ownership turmoil and worries about fan safety at their stadium, completed their home schedule Thursday night with a total of 2,935,139 fans.

The Angels have four more home dates and have already drawn 3,006,670 fans, according to the team.

Mark Saxon covers the Angels for ESPNLosAngeles.com.