Rangers Have Most Loyal Fans in MLB

A fanatic FrontBurnervian points us to this article, wherein it is revealed that Rangers fans love their team more than any other fans in baseball. How’d they determine that?

Through the use of multiple regression analysis, we determined how quickly fans supported the team when they started winning and how quickly they dissipated once performance slumped. The faster that fans boosted attendance and the more hastily they abandoned poor performance indicated fans who were less loyal.

That’s how.

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7 responses to “Rangers Have Most Loyal Fans in MLB”

  1. KirkBhoy says:

    Sounds like the formula rewards teams for being spectacularly average. *cough*

  2. Always a fan says:

    So to all the Ranger haters out there… I borrow from Stuart Scott the hyphenate that sums it up best . . .. boo-yah!!!!

  3. the cynic says:

    Lord knows we’ve had 30 years of practice dealing with the when performance slumps aspect. Really we just go for them Ballpark dogs!

  4. Brandon says:

    I have always enjoyed watching passionate and powerful (albeit HGH supported in the 90s) Rangers offenses that get outdone by pitchers who just don’t have it. Ever.

  5. monkey god says:

    Odd, Rangers loyaty increases when the Yankees or Red Sox are in town.

  6. david says:

    I have to agree with monkey god. (Now there’s a sentence I’ve never typed before.)

  7. Obvious Man says:

    Who doesn’t like a good train wreck…really?