Originally Posted by Bob Sheed
Yep. So is SF, ATL, PHI, NY, BOS, STL, and the entire state of Arizona.
Im so tired of hearing how cincy is a disadvantaged tiny market. Cincy has 2.1 mil in the area. Dayton is less than an hour away and has almost a million people. Lexington is an hour and has 500k in the area. Then columbus is only an hour and a half and it has another 2 mil people. The cincy area isnt huge but the southern ohio and northern kentucky area is hugely populated.
Milwaukee is a small market (metro area of 1.8 mil and chicago is 2 hours away with 2 teams) yet they still outdrew the reds by 6 thousand a game, despite being an inferior team and charging 5 dollars more per ticket on average. Not to mention reds tickets are dirt cheap compared to most the league. Cincys problem isnt a lack of population people just dont go to games.