Being a sports fan is hard work as there are over 30 franchises in each league after a title and fans are bound to get disappointed. But it can also be super exciting during a playoff run or championship. No matter what city you live in, you can have a good time cheering for your team, but there are some cities that it’s easier to do that in. So, what are the top three cities for sports fans?
Even though Boston only has four teams, they’ve won 19 championships in the past 50 years. Since 2008, each of Boston’s teams has won at least one championship. The Celtics have won seven titles in the last 50 years, the Bruins won three Stanley Cups, the Red Sox won the World Series in 2004, 2007, 2013, and 2018, and the New England Patriots have won six Super Bowls including the 2019 one.
2. Los Angeles
Los Angeles has eight teams—two in each of the four major sports. With 18 championships in the last 50 years and home to the Lakers who have 11 NBA championships, it’s the place to be for basketball fans. L.A. has also been successful in baseball with The Dodgers winning two World Series in the ’80s and the Angels winning one in 2002. In terms of hockey, the Anaheim Ducks won the Stanley Cup in 2007 and the L.A. Kings won in 2012 and 2014. For football, while the Rams were in L.A. they lost in the 2019 Super Bowl and the Raiders won in 1983.
1. New York
With eight teams and 20 championships over the last 50 years. New York is the No. 1 town for sports fans. The Yankees are the most dominant team with seven World Series titles in the past 50 years and their rivals, the Mets have won the World Series twice. One of New York’s football team, the Giants, have won four championships over the last 50 years. In regards to other sports, for basketball, the Knicks have won two NBA championships in the ’70s, for hockey, the New York Rangers have won one championship and the Islanders won four consecutive Stanley Cups in the early ’80s.