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Pro teams near you

Discussion in 'Polls Forum' started by SaggyWoman, Nov 7, 2009.

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  1. Football

    8 vote(s)
    53.3%
  2. Baseball

    7 vote(s)
    46.7%
  3. Hockey

    10 vote(s)
    66.7%
  4. Basketball

    6 vote(s)
    40.0%
  5. Soccer

    4 vote(s)
    26.7%
  6. Other sport: (Name please)

    1 vote(s)
    6.7%
  7. We have major league teams within two hours.

    6 vote(s)
    40.0%
  8. We have minor league teams within two hours.

    10 vote(s)
    66.7%
  9. There are more than two of the same kind of sports (two baseball teams, for example.)

    1 vote(s)
    6.7%
  10. There are no professional sports within two hours of me.

    2 vote(s)
    13.3%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. SaggyWoman

    SaggyWoman Active Member

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    What Professional Sports are located in a city within an hour or two where you live?
     
  2. padredurand

    padredurand Well-Known Member

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    I live about 40 minutes from the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. Does that count?
     
  3. donnA

    donnA New Member

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    This year we now have a minor league baseball team about 45 minutes away.
     
  4. Tom Bryant

    Tom Bryant Active Member

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    We have minor league teams as well as pro hockey, baseball and a minor league football team (The Bucs) :smilewinkgrin:
     
  5. FriendofSpurgeon

    FriendofSpurgeon Well-Known Member

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    We have all four major pro sports -- hockey, baseball, football and basketball.
     
  6. SaggyWoman

    SaggyWoman Active Member

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    Bump bump bump bump bump it up!
     
  7. Born_in_Crewe

    Born_in_Crewe Member

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    Is it OK for a Brit to answer this? I've selected soccer (we call it Football, or Association Football to give its full name), hockey (ice?), basketball and other. Nearest Ice Hockey team is in Manchester (about 45 mins away), nearest basketball team is probably Chester Jets (about 45-60 mins away) but neither are big sports in the UK but ice hockey has a cult following.

    There are also numerous Rugby League teams and one Rugby Union team so that accounts for 'Other'. There are several Premiership and lower division soccer clubs within an hour, the nearest being in Crewe, about 15 mins away. We are about an hour from Liverpool and (slightly less famous) Everton, and about 45 mins from Manchester United and the (again slightly less famous) Manchester City. There are at least seven Premiership clubs within the hour and another four not much further.

    The main thing about British sport, espcially soccer, is that there are so many clubs in a much smaller country, and thus a lot more local derbies.
     
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