You can never put an end to the best sports city debate – everyone has different criteria for what constitutes best. While I’ll be the first to admit that the highest average ticket price does not imply best sports cities, it does say something about fan loyalty.

The Top 5 Cities

Boston: Patriots, Red-Sox, Celtics, Bruins – Avg. Price = $118
Chicago: Bears, Cubs, White-Sox, Bulls, Blackhawks – Avg. Price = $113
New York: Giants, Jets, Mets, Yankees, Knicks, Islanders, Rangers – Avg. Price = $112
Dallas: Cowboys, Rangers, Mavericks, Stars – Avg. Price = $102
Philadelphia: Eagles, Phillies, 76’ers, Flyers – Avg. Price = $97

The Breakdown

Top 5 Sports Cities per Sport

Well, what do you think? Any correlation between avg. ticket price and best city?