This is fun and intriguing. Inflation and market insecurities have everyone reconsidering expenditures, including sports attendance. Our friends at Digital Third Coast turned us on to this survey from PlayMa.com that includes information about all the professional teams in major league baseball. This was their starting point. "So, how much do you need to set aside to catch a few pro baseball games this season? We figured out the average ticket cost and determined how many hours the average American needs to work to go cheer on their favorite team." A hint: it takes a lot to go Minute Maid to catch a game!
Here's the kind of comparisons you'll find:
So how do the Houston Astros compare to other markets? If you like baseball, you should check this out.
"The No. 1 team people hope will win the World Series in 2023 is the New York Yankees, followed by the Atlanta Braves, Chicago Cubs, and Boston Red Sox. Looks like most people are not betting on the current reigning champs, the Houston Astros. Houston was the seventh team in the league that fans picked to win this year."
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