america Cities With the Best Sports Fans  

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The cities with the best sports fans are the locations across the United States that are packed full of loyal sports fans ready to support their teams win or lose. Not all of these cities are home to all four major sports with NFL, NBA, MLB and NHL teams but they appreciate the teams they have.

For cities that are home to perennially successful sports teams, being a sports fan is easy. Boston, New York City, and Los Angeles are just three places that can boast dozens of championships in football, baseball, basketball and hockey. Sports teams in those locations consistently perform well, making it really easy to draw great crowds and attract fans.

Other cities however are home to sports teams but those sports teams however are consistently bad. Despite being cities with the worst sports teams, the home squads still manage to sell-out games and retain loyal fans. Cleveland, Buffalo, and Oakland fall into that category as home to many of the worst sports teams around that still have strong fan bases.

So whether these American cities are home to Super Bowl, World Series, Stanley Cup and NBA champions or just full of loyal sports fans who embrace their teams regardless of their records, each is home to the best sports fans in the country for one reason or another. Think your city has the best sports fans? Vote for your city, add it if it's not listed or leave us a comment telling us why it rules below!

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Boston is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Boston Massachusetts, USA

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533 807
Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, USA

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537 707
Green Bay is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Green Bay Wisconsin, USA

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589 963
Chicago is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Chicago Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois, USA

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401 723
St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
St. Louis Missouri, USA

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277 430
Seattle is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Seattle Washington, USA

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332 543
Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Cleveland Ohio, USA

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351 680
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Philadelphia Area codes 215 and 267, Pennsylvania, USA

9
263 511
Denver is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Denver Colorado, USA

10
303 630
Detroit is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Detroit Michigan, USA

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252 421
Buffalo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Buffalo New York, USA

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132 159
Kansas City is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
KcXfiles added Kansas City Missouri, USA

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312 771
New York City is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
New York City New York, USA

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250 572
San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
San Francisco San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA

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185 339
New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
LaurieM added New Orleans Louisiana, USA

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160 399
Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Minneapolis Minnesota, USA

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144 376
Montreal is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Montreal Québec, Canada

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131 314
Cincinnati is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
johnnybunn added Cincinnati Ohio, USA

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183 483
Dallas is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Dallas Texas, USA

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173 411
Baltimore is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Baltimore Maryland, USA

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99 242
Portland is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Amy Boal added Portland Oregon, USA

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136 319
Indianapolis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Indianapolis Indiana, USA

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135 372
Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Los Angeles California, USA

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117 299
Milwaukee is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Milwaukee Wisconsin, USA

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44 64
Ann Arbor is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
RobLein added Ann Arbor Michigan, USA

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101 221
San Antonio is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
JavierRios added San Antonio Texas, USA

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33 39
Madison is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
RobLein added Madison Wisconsin, USA

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101 284
Oakland is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Oakland California, USA

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31 40
Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
RobLein added Lincoln Nebraska, USA

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87 284
Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Washington, D.C. Contiguous United States, USA

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106 352
Atlanta is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Atlanta Georgia, USA

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62 234
Vancouver is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Vancouver British Columbia, Canada

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68 238
San Jose is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
San Jose Silicon Valley, California, USA

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27 45
Houston is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
wiabux added Houston Texas, USA

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7 15
Berlin is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
julian-matthias added Berlin Germany

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20 43
Sacramento is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
RobLein added Sacramento California, USA

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6 12
Munich is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
julian-matthias added Munich Bavaria, Germany

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5 18
Stuttgart is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
julian-matthias added Stuttgart Baden-Württemberg, Germany

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6 14
Hamburg is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
julian-matthias added Hamburg West Germany

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18 39
State College is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
State College Pennsylvania, USA

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5 8
Leverkusen is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
julian-matthias added Leverkusen North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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5 15
Mannheim is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
julian-matthias added Mannheim Baden-Württemberg, Germany

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5 13
Ulm is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
julian-matthias added Ulm Baden-Württemberg, Germany

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4 9
Düsseldorf is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
julian-matthias added Düsseldorf North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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5 13
Hanover is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
julian-matthias added Hanover Lower Saxony, Germany

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3 10
Flensburg is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
julian-matthias added Flensburg Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

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3 8
Bamberg is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
julian-matthias added Bamberg Bavaria, Germany

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20 33
Salt Lake City is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
RobLein added Salt Lake City Utah, USA

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2 7
Gelsenkirchen is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
julian-matthias added Gelsenkirchen Münster, Germany

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7 7
Charlotte is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
AmaryllisG added Charlotte North Carolina, USA