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Website ranks New York as America's best sports city

The Big Apple really does have it all.
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    WalletHub named Boston the No. 2 sports city in the U.S.|Creative Commons

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    Pittsburgh is the No. 3 sports city in the U.S., says WalletHub.|Creative Commons

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    Los Angeles is the No. 4 sports town, says WalletHub.|Creative Commons

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    Chicago ranked No. 5 on a WalletHub list of the best sports cities in the U.S.

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    Philadelphia is the sixth-best sports city in the nation, says WalletHub.

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    Washington D.C. ranked seventh in the WalletHub list of best sports cities.

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    Detroit is the eight-best sports city in the nation, says WalletHub.|Creative Commons

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    St. Louis is No. 9 on a WalletHub list of the best sports cities in the U.S.

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    Denver came in 10th on a WalletHub list of the best sports cities in the U.S.

Well, it's confirmed, New York is No. 1.

With teams like the Yankees, Mets, Rangers, Giants and Jets (to name a few), New Yorkers didn't really need to be told they're top dog, but they'll take therecognition in a recentstudy ranking the best sports cities in America conducted byWalletHub, a personal finance website.

The report ranked 423 cities based on more than 18 metrics including team performance, stadium accessibility, ticket prices, fan friendliness and fan engagement.The report looked at the data for the sports of baseball, football, basketball, hockey and soccer.

New York Citywas ranked first in baseball, No. 4 in hockey, No. 9 for baseball, No. 8 for football and No. 12 for basketball.

New York beat out cities like Boston, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles to earn the crown.

Twenty-four other New York cities made the list, including Albany, Syracuse, Schenectady, Binghamton and Buffalo.

The top 10 ranked sports cities are as follows:

1. New York
2. Boston
3. Pittsburgh
4. Los Angeles
5. Chicago
6. Philadelphia
7. Washington
8. Detroit
9. St. Louis
10. Denver

Source: WalletHub
 

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