Originally Posted by Reds Freak
After living in a couple of different cities the past ten years, I'd say that fans everywhere are pretty much the same. I hear these same attendance complaints every place I go. If Cincinnati is a "bad sports town", what would you call a "good sports town"?
That's easy. Here are a few, outside of the obvious like NYC, Boston, etc.:
Just look at Denver, a market barely larger than Cincinnati with absolutely zero in the way of surrounding population (so it's a wash), and they averaged 32,475 this past season for the woefully pathetic joke known as the Colorado Rockies, which was FAR, FAR BETTER
than the Reds, who finished with the second best record in baseball.
And they sell out every Broncos game and rake in the fans for the Nuggets and Avs too.
And again, before anyone starts crying that Denver is a lot larger than Cincinnati (it's not), here are the latest MSA rankings: