WERE BASEBALL TO EXPAND, WHICH CITY SHOULD GET A TEAM FIRST?
Las Vegas 33%
New Orleans 7%
Big winner Vegas is one of two cities in the top 10 without a major pro sports team. The other is San Juan, P.R. (which was tabbed by just 3% of all the ballplayers polled but by 26% of those born in Latin America)... . Of the 35 cities named by at least one pro, only Montreal (2%) has ever been home to an MLB franchise since 1900.
Based on 295 MLB players who responded to SI's survey