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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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Football is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
Football

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1,094 877
Basketball is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
Basketball

3
1,025 909
Soccer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
Soccer

4
1,130 651
Ice Hockey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
michalkaly added Ice Hockey

5
682 731
Boxing is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Spectator Sports

6
927 818
Baseball is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
Baseball

7
545 712
Tennis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
Tennis

8
552 625
Mixed martial arts is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
Ranker Pokemon added Mixed martial arts

9
413 513
Athletics is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
ColinBoddy added Athletics

10
449 616
Rugby is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Spectator Sports

11
412 499
Beach Volleyball is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
Riot18 added Beach Volleyball

12
344 451
Volleyball is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
Riot18 added Volleyball

13
364 484
Swimming is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
Riot18 added Swimming

14
259 641
Cricket is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
cooolalladin added Cricket

15
189 451
Australian Rules football is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Spectator Sports

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486 398
Gymnastics is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
slaft added Gymnastics

17
212 594
Golf is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Spectator Sports

18
266 378
Skiing is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
mainpleine added Skiing

19
458 388
Ice Skating is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
LanaYoshii added Ice Skating

20
335 329
Snowboarding is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
mainpleine added Snowboarding

21
214 382
Rugby League is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
RobertDowney added Rugby League

22
380 335
MMA is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
MMA

23
308 314
Skateboarding is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Spectator Sports

24
221 312
Diving is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
ColinBoddy added Diving

25
263 342
Horse Racing is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
ColinBoddy added Horse Racing

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157 286
Track And Field is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
slaft added Track And Field

27
118 301
Curling is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
brlarini added Curling

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152 291
F1 Grand Prix is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Spectator Sports

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177 285
Kickboxing is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
Kickboxing

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151 289
Motor Sport Racing is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
Motor Sport Racing

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236 395
Auto-Racing is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
wiabux added Auto-Racing

32
150 445
Bowling is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
Riot18 added Bowling

33
141 312
Table Tennis is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
GiovanniVilla added Table Tennis

34
261 495
Pro Wrestling is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
jrdale1 added Pro Wrestling

35
116 267
Lacrosse is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
terence981 added Lacrosse

36
123 305
Fencing is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Spectator Sports

37
93 292
Badminton is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
ColinBoddy added Badminton

38
80 285
Water polo is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
Riot18 added Water polo

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81 381
Beach Soccer is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
Beach Soccer

40
52 352
Netball is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Spectator Sports

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108 319
Darts is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
ColinBoddy added Darts

42
62 249
Handball is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
sebbzor added Handball

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142 342
Bowling is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
Bowling

44
78 276
Triathlon is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
ColinBoddy added Triathlon

45
61 246
Snooker is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
The ITB added Snooker

46
93 315
Weightlifting is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
IanHarvey added Weightlifting

47
61 279
Greyhound Racing is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
ColinBoddy added Greyhound Racing

48
36 269
Marbles is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Spectator Sports
MikeCudak added Marbles