St. Louis named #2 ‘Baseball City’ in the US

St. Louis Cardinals Yadier Molina and Trevor Rosenthal. (Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI)

St. Louis Cardinals Yadier Molina and Trevor Rosenthal. (Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI)

ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – They call them the, “Best Fans in Baseball” for a reason. Personal-finance website WalletHub has named St. Louis among the 2016’s Best Baseball Cities. The Gateway to the West takes the #2 spot out of 20 cities with MLB teams. The St. Louis Cardinals’ performance level is 1.4 times better than the Houston Astros’.

WalletHub says that they compared, “The 361 largest U.S. cities with at least one college or professional baseball team across 25 key metrics. They range from “performance level of team(s)” to “average ticket price” to “stadium accessibility.”

Top 20 Baseball Cities:

  1. New York, NY
  2.  St. Louis, MO
  3.  Los Angeles, CA
  4. Atlanta, GA
  5. Boston, MA
  6. Arlington, TX
  7. Cincinnati, OH
  8.  San Francisco, CA
  9. Pittsburgh, PA
  10. Chicago, IL
  11. Detroit, MI
  12.  Oakland, CA
  13.  Kansas City, MO
  14. Cleveland, OH
  15.  Minneapolis, MN
  16. St. Petersburg, FL
  17. Baltimore, MD
  18.  Milwaukee, WI
  19.  Seattle, WA
  20. Philadelphia, PA

Read the full report here.