Richard Florida
by Richard Florida
Tue May 19th 2009 at 2:00pm UTC

Winningest Sports Towns

Map from the Toronto Star.

Indianapolis takes first place and Boston second (so much for the curse of the Bambino). New York is 12th, D.C. 35th, L.A. 14th, Chicago 23rd. The ranking, by the Toronto Star, calculates the winning percentages since 2000 for the 37 U.S. and Canadian cities with at least two professional sports teams.

2 Responses to “Winningest Sports Towns”

  1. Davos Newbies » Blog Archive » Unlucky in sports Says:

    [...] Richard Florida points to a map of US and Canadian cities and the record of their professional sports teams since 2000. Woe is me. I live next door to Oakland (31st out of 37), San Francisco is visible across the Bay (28th) and my hometown is Chicago (23rd). I can recall a conversation a while back with a Boston-based friend (2nd), who said his daughter only knew about winning teams. That would be nice.  [...]

  2. Wendy Says:

    Someone should re-run this article in Vancouver to help Canucks fans get over the disappointment of another early departure from the playoffs.