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Postby roninmedia » Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:52 pm

Poll: Yankees most popular team, Tigers sixth

The Detroit News

The New York Yankees are the most popular team in baseball while the Tigers checked in at No. 6, according to a Harris Poll.

The Yankees have held the No. 1 spot for five consecutive years in voting that takes place at midseason.

The Tigers improved one spot over 2006. They were 19th in 2005.

The survey was conducted online by Harris Interactive from June 5-11. Only people who follow major league baseball were surveyed.

Rounding out the top five were the Atlanta Braves, Boston Red Sox, St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs. The Toronto Blue Jays ranked last among the 30 major league teams.

By region, the most popular teams were the Yankees in the East, Cardinals in the Midwest, Braves in the South and Seattle Mariners in the West.

The results:

1. New York Yankees

2. Atlanta Braves

3. Boston Red Sox

4. St. Louis Cardinals

5. Chicago Cubs

6. Detroit Tigers

7. New York Mets

8. Seattle Mariners

9. Cincinnati Reds

10. Milwaukee Brewers

11. Los Angeles Dodgers

12. Houston Astros

T-13. Baltimore Orioles

T-13. Cleveland Indians

T-13. San Francisco Giants

T-16. Pittsburgh Pirates

T-16. Texas Rangers

18. Philadelphia Phillies

19. Oakland Athletics

20. Minnesota Twins

21. Chicago White Sox

22. Arizona Diamondbacks

T-23. Florida Marlins

T-23. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

25. Tampa Bay Devil Rays

26. San Diego Padres

27. Colorado Rockies

28. Kansas City Royals

29. Washington Nationals

30. Toronto Blue Jays
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Re: Most Popular Teams

Postby Old_Style » Mon Jul 09, 2007 10:03 pm

The Toronto Blue Jays ranked last among the 30 major league teams.


This solidifies the notion that nobody cares about Canada. :-D
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Re: Most Popular Teams

Postby AussieDodger » Mon Jul 09, 2007 10:07 pm

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Re: Most Popular Teams

Postby theclefe » Mon Jul 09, 2007 10:23 pm

The Braves can't even fill there stadium. How can they be #2?
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Re: Most Popular Teams

Postby Snakes Gould » Mon Jul 09, 2007 10:36 pm

theclefe wrote:The Braves can't even fill there stadium. How can they be #2?


because they are on national television everytime they play (TBS). as far as i know, they are everyone's favorite team from the south because there arent any other teams in georgia, alabama, kentucky, the carolinas, tennesee, etc...
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Re: Most Popular Teams

Postby AllStar215 » Mon Jul 09, 2007 11:02 pm

Snakes Gould wrote:
theclefe wrote:The Braves can't even fill there stadium. How can they be #2?


because they are on national television everytime they play (TBS). as far as i know, they are everyone's favorite team from the south because there arent any other teams in georgia, alabama, kentucky, the carolinas, tennesee, etc...


Kentucky down south :-?
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Re: Most Popular Teams

Postby Old_Style » Mon Jul 09, 2007 11:03 pm

AllStar215 wrote:
Snakes Gould wrote:
theclefe wrote:The Braves can't even fill there stadium. How can they be #2?


because they are on national television everytime they play (TBS). as far as i know, they are everyone's favorite team from the south because there arent any other teams in georgia, alabama, kentucky, the carolinas, tennesee, etc...


Kentucky down south :-?


They act like it.. ;-7
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Re: Most Popular Teams

Postby Boyakasha » Mon Jul 09, 2007 11:04 pm

AllStar215 wrote:
Snakes Gould wrote:
theclefe wrote:The Braves can't even fill there stadium. How can they be #2?


because they are on national television everytime they play (TBS). as far as i know, they are everyone's favorite team from the south because there arent any other teams in georgia, alabama, kentucky, the carolinas, tennesee, etc...


Kentucky down south :-?


Might as well be, have you ever been in Kentucky? :-b
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Re: Most Popular Teams

Postby deerayfan072 » Mon Jul 09, 2007 11:45 pm

KY considers itself the south
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Re: Most Popular Teams

Postby greenandgold » Mon Jul 09, 2007 11:50 pm

Any idea how they polled or the questions asked? Did people fill out a secret ballot during their lunch break with other questions like "who is the biggest locker room clown?" and "who is most likely to punch an ump?"
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