Cities / Towns Cities with the Worst Sports Fans  

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The cities with the worst sports fans are those locations across the United States and Canada whose sports fans are just awful. They throw things at rival players, they trash talk opposing fans and some even boo Santa Claus. Unlike the cities with the best sports fans, these cities sports fans are beyond intolerable and flat out vile.

The worst fans in sports come in all types but most anyone, besides those living in this worst sports fan city, would agree that Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is home to the most horrible fans around. See in Philly the word classy means cheering when opposing players are injured and intentionally vomiting on children. Sure not all Philadelphia sports fans are this disgusting but enough bad eggs ruin the whole city's reputation.

Then we have the cities whose sports fans are highly loyal and really passionate, but sometimes they take it a bit too far. For these awful sports fans, losing a game can turn violent, as demonstrated in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and Los Angeles, California. Similarly, sometimes passionate sports fans are so passionate that they are to the point of nausea such as the insufferable fans of New York City and Boston, Massachusetts. To make matters worse, Boston and NYC are fierce rivals.

On the other end of the spectrum, the Debbie Downer fans are pretty bad too. Home to the worst sports teams, these cities have gone decades without a championship and the fans will remind you of that entirely too often. Cleveland, Ohio, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Oakland, California, and Toronto, Ontario, Canada, are only a handful of those kinds of dreadful cities.

Regardless if these cities are home to professional teams in the NFL, NBA, MLB and NHL or to colleges like Columbus, Ohio, or South Bend, Indiana, each brings their own level of awful when it comes to sports fans. Have a city whose sports fans grind your gears? Vote for that city or add it below!

What are the cities with the worst sports fans? That's up to you to decide!
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1
1,899 514
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Fans
Pennsylvania, USA
76ers (NBA), Phillies (MLB), Eagles (NFL), Flyers (NHL)

2
1,219 471
Boston is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Fans
Massachusetts, USA
Patriots (NFL), Celtics (NBA), Bruins (NHL), Red Sox (MLB)

3
1,074 443
New York City is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Fans
New York, USA
Knicks (NBA), Yankees (MLB), Jets (NFL), Rangers (MLB), Mets (MLB), Giants (NFL)

4
731 351
Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Fans
California, USA
Lakers (NBA), Clippers, (NBA), Dodgers (MLB), Kings (NHL), Galaxy (MLS)

5
612 270
Oakland is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Fans
California, USA
Raiders (NFL), Golden State Warriors (NBA), Athletics (MLB)

6
723 343
Dallas is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Fans
Texas, USA
Cowboys (NFL), Mavericks (NBA), Stars (NHL), FC Dallas (MLS)

7
657 402
Miami is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Fans
Florida, USA
Heat (NBA), Marlins (MLB), Dolphins (NFL), Panthers (NHL)

8
489 447
Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Fans
Ohio, USA
Cavaliers (NBA), Browns (NFL), Indians (MLB), Monsters (NHL)

9
474 403
Chicago is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Fans
Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois, USA
Bulls (NBA), Bears (NFL), Blackhawks (NHL), Cubs (MLB), White Sox (MLB)

10
389 331
Atlanta is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Fans
Georgia, USA
Falcons (NFL), Braves (MLB), Hawks (MLB), Thrashers (NHL)

11
551 563
Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Fans
Pennsylvania, USA
Steelers (NFL), Penguins ( NHL), Pirates (MLB)

12
333 268
Baltimore is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Fans
Maryland, USA
Ravens (NFL), Orioles (MLB)

13
231 149
Tuscaloosa is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Fans
muzziac added Alabama, USA
Crimson Tide (NCAA)

14
305 295
Detroit is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Fans
Michigan, USA
Lions (NFL), Red Wings (NHL), Pistons (NBA), Tigers (MLB)

15
299 285
Montreal is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Fans
Qu├ębec, Canada
Canadiens (NHL), Impact (MLS)

16
270 249
Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Fans
Contiguous United States, USA
Redskins (NFL), Wizards (NBA), Capitals (NHL), Nationals (MLB), D.C. United (MLS)

17
299 246
San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Fans
San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA
49ers (NFL), Giants (MLB)

18
241 267
Columbus is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Fans
Ohio, USA
Blue Jackets (NHL), Crew SC (MLS)

19
200 202
South Bend is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Fans
Indiana, USA
Fighting Irish (NCAA)

20
196 277
Buffalo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Fans
New York, USA
Bills (NFL), Sabres (NHL)

21
251 331
Green Bay is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Fans
Wisconsin, USA
Packers (NFL)

22
100 110
Newark is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Fans
New Jersey, USA
Devils (NHL)

23
199 233
Vancouver is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Fans
British Columbia, Canada
Canucks (NHL), Whitecaps FC (MLS)

24
144 123
Seattle is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Fans
Washington, USA
Seahawks (NFL), Mariners (MLB), Sounders FC (MLS)

25
96 113
Charlotte is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Cities with the Worst Sports Fans
North Carolina, USA
Panthers (NFL), Hornets (NBA)