Cities / Towns 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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880 1,364
Boston is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Massachusetts, USA
2
806 1,212
Chicago is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois, USA
3
726 1,058
Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Pennsylvania, USA
4
607 874
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Area codes 215 and 267, Pennsylvania, USA
5
572 911
St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Missouri, USA
6
451 761
Detroit is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Michigan, USA
7
426 594
Seattle is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Washington, USA
8
625 981
Green Bay is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Wisconsin, USA
9
458 895
New York City is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
New York, USA
10
381 641
Denver is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Colorado, USA
11
278 274
Kansas City is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
KcXfiles added Missouri, USA
12
469 725
Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Ohio, USA
13
383 529
Buffalo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
New York, USA
14
360 680
San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA
15
287 472
Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Minnesota, USA
16
291 423
New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
LaurieM added Louisiana, USA
17
246 454
Montreal is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Qu├ębec, Canada
18
195 318
Portland is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Amy Boal added Oregon, USA
19
222 358
Milwaukee is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Wisconsin, USA
20
233 381
Indianapolis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Indiana, USA
21
278 475
Baltimore is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Maryland, USA
22
279 560
Dallas is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Texas, USA
23
228 457
Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
California, USA
24
144 281
Vancouver is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
British Columbia, Canada
25
186 275
San Antonio is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
JavierRios added Texas, USA