Phillies Fans the Biggest Front-Runners in Baseball: Study

Label it being bandwagon jumpers, or call it being turned off by poor play -- but nobody can argue Philadelphia Phillies fans are more likely to come out to the ballpark when the team is winning.

A new study even says they're the No. 1 most front-running fans in baseball.

An analysis of Major League Baseball fans conducted by Emory Sports Marketing Analytics compared fan demand with winning percentage. Phillies fans are the most demanding on th study's “win sensitivity" list. Next in line were fans of the Baltimore Orioles, Oakland Athletics and Chicago White Sox.

At the bottom of the ranking -- the fans who attended games whether their teams were winning or losing -- were the New York Yankees and St. Louis Cardinals. Read more about this story on

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