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12-31-2012, 12:49 PM
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Originally Posted by blueandgoldguy View Post
Very few people outside of the GTA care about the Raptors. However, quite a few people in Canada follow the Blue Jays despite 19 years without a sniff of the playoffs.
Anecdotally, that sounds about right from my experience too. The Jays have had a pretty small but loyal fanbase, but recent events have made people more excited about the Jays that they've been in years. Baseball in general has been experiencing a bit of a comeback in Canada from what I've seen.

Basketball is still pretty niche, especially the NBA. March Madness is usually bigger from what I've seen.

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