Baseball fanbases broken down by zipcode [interactive map]

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Baseball fanbases broken down by zipcode [interactive map] http://t.co/6QnxoJ4uB2



Sorry Mets fans, but you have some work to do in the area of fan recruitment, at least if this interactive map from the New York Times is anything to go by.

Fans may not list which team they favor on the census, but millions of them do make their preferences public on Facebook. Using aggregated data provided by the company, we were able to create an unprecedented look at the geography of baseball fandom, going down not only to the county level, as Facebook did in a nationwide map it released a few weeks ago, but also to ZIP codes. We can now clearly see that both Hartford and New Haven are in fact Yankee outposts. We can also determine the precise Chicago neighborhoods where White Sox jerseys stop being welcome and the central California town where the Dodgers cede fan favorite stat

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