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The best spectator sports are the ones that are not only the sports that are fun to play, but the sports that are thrilling to watch. Whether you're seeing the best teams in the league or the worst teams ever to play a game, there's a certain spectacle that goes along with watching live sports that makes the spectator sports experience worth every moment. The top spectator sports include NFL football, MLB baseball, and NBA basketball though those are just a few of the greatest spectator sports.

There is an electricity to the crowd at sporting events and being in a team's stadium to watch sports action unfold live isn't the only reason a sport becomes a top spectator sport. In fact, some of the best stadiums are themselves a reason to watch a sport. Some people think the best thing about spectator sports is the concessions. Others think the greatest spectator sports are ones where there's a chance the competitors could get hurt. Sometimes being a part of the best sports franchises makes a spectator sport the best sport for fans to watch. Whatever

What are the greatest spectator sports? What are the best sports to watch live? Which sports are the best to see in person? Are some sports more exciting to watch at the stadium? There are dozens of reasons to watch sports and this list is just a way to approach the question of what's the best sport to watch. If you don't see your favorite spectator sport on the list, be sure to add it and being it to the attention of other sports fans who might vote it to the #1 position as the greatest spectator sport.
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1,598 976
Football is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
Football

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1,109 887
Basketball is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
Basketball

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1,034 916
Soccer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
Soccer

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1,143 657
Ice Hockey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
michalkaly added Ice Hockey

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684 742
Boxing is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Spectator Sports

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931 828
Baseball is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
Baseball

7
550 721
Tennis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
Tennis

8
555 634
Mixed martial arts is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
Ranker Pokemon added Mixed martial arts

9
418 522
Athletics is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
ColinBoddy added Athletics

10
455 623
Rugby is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Spectator Sports

11
417 505
Beach Volleyball is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
Riot18 added Beach Volleyball

12
345 458
Volleyball is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
Riot18 added Volleyball

13
366 492
Swimming is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
Riot18 added Swimming

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260 649
Cricket is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
cooolalladin added Cricket

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193 457
Australian Rules football is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Spectator Sports

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216 599
Golf is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Spectator Sports

17
487 406
Gymnastics is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
slaft added Gymnastics

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269 384
Skiing is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
mainpleine added Skiing

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458 396
Ice Skating is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
LanaYoshii added Ice Skating

20
339 335
Snowboarding is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
mainpleine added Snowboarding

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383 338
MMA is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
MMA

22
216 389
Rugby League is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
RobertDowney added Rugby League

23
308 319
Skateboarding is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Spectator Sports

24
222 316
Diving is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
ColinBoddy added Diving

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265 345
Horse Racing is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
ColinBoddy added Horse Racing

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160 288
Track And Field is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
slaft added Track And Field

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120 305
Curling is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
brlarini added Curling

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157 293
F1 Grand Prix is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Spectator Sports

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177 290
Kickboxing is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
Kickboxing

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152 293
Motor Sport Racing is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
Motor Sport Racing

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239 398
Auto-Racing is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
wiabux added Auto-Racing

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150 450
Bowling is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
Riot18 added Bowling

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263 499
Pro Wrestling is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
jrdale1 added Pro Wrestling

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141 317
Table Tennis is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
GiovanniVilla added Table Tennis

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117 271
Lacrosse is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
terence981 added Lacrosse

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123 309
Fencing is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Spectator Sports

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93 296
Badminton is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
ColinBoddy added Badminton

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81 289
Water polo is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
Riot18 added Water polo

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82 384
Beach Soccer is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
Beach Soccer

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53 354
Netball is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Spectator Sports

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108 322
Darts is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
ColinBoddy added Darts

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63 251
Handball is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
sebbzor added Handball

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142 345
Bowling is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
Bowling

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78 279
Triathlon is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
ColinBoddy added Triathlon

45
61 249
Snooker is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
The ITB added Snooker

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93 318
Weightlifting is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
IanHarvey added Weightlifting

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62 281
Greyhound Racing is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
ColinBoddy added Greyhound Racing

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36 272
Marbles is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
MikeCudak added Marbles