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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1
873 1,349
Boston is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Massachusetts, USA
2
800 1,200
Chicago is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois, USA
3
725 1,045
Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Pennsylvania, USA
4
602 865
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Area codes 215 and 267, Pennsylvania, USA
5
566 903
St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Missouri, USA
6
451 756
Detroit is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Michigan, USA
7
425 590
Seattle is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Washington, USA
8
622 976
Green Bay is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Wisconsin, USA
9
457 890
New York City is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
New York, USA
10
378 634
Denver is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Colorado, USA
11
276 270
Kansas City is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
KcXfiles added Missouri, USA
12
467 722
Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Ohio, USA
13
383 526
Buffalo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
New York, USA
14
360 675
San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA
15
285 470
Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Minnesota, USA
16
290 420
New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
LaurieM added Louisiana, USA
17
245 450
Montreal is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Qu├ębec, Canada
18
193 316
Portland is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Amy Boal added Oregon, USA
19
220 355
Milwaukee is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Wisconsin, USA
20
278 472
Baltimore is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Maryland, USA
21
278 557
Dallas is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Texas, USA
22
231 380
Indianapolis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Indiana, USA
23
228 454
Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
California, USA
24
143 280
Vancouver is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
British Columbia, Canada
25
175 338
Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Cities With the Best Sports Fans
Contiguous United States, USA