Phoenix LXXIII: "This Space Available"
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03-25-2013, 06:35 PM
Join Date: Apr 2007
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Of the top 10 teams in the U.S. for attendance (Chicago, Minnesota, Buffalo, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Nashville, Boston, Detroit, & San Jose), all but BUF, NSH, and SJ have all 4 major sports represented in their city. Buffalo has football as well, and San Jose is only 49 minutes from San Francisco, where the other sports are well represented.
Not to nitpick but there's no NBA team in Pittsburgh, and last I heard there was still no NFL team in LA
1-2 years ago someone got all the population numbers (the question was "who could support another team?") and while the analysis wasn't complete, more pro teams in an area definitely hurts that area's ability to support an extra team. It's not the only factor, of course.
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