Bandwagon of Brotherly Love

by Jason Epstein

The biggest bandwagon fans root for the Phillies.

That was the conclusion of a recent Emory Sports Marketing Analytics study, which also found that the Cardinals and Yankees have boosters who appear the least concerned about team performance:

The most demanding MLB fans live in Philadelphia. This fits the stereotype of Philadelphia fans as aggressive, demanding fans that are willing to cheer injuries and boo Santa. The numbers say that Philadelphia fans require their team to perform or they won’t show up. Following the Phillies are the fans of Baltimore, Oakland, the White Sox, Detroit and Cleveland.

“May we go home now, guys? I need to wash my non-existent hair.” 

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