View single post by srossi
 Posted: Fri Jun 18th, 2010 07:44 pm
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kargol wrote: Cos there are people here who have admitted changing their teams.  And what happened when the Dodgers moved to California?  The equivalent here saw fans create a new team and they're now one step away from the League.  Aldershot and Accrington both went bust but fans founded new teams and they are both now back in the League (it took Accrington over 40 years to get back).  Fans do not desert their teams.  Some may stop going, but they still follow them, and get back when the economy/team takes an upturn. 

The Mets eventually replaced the Dodgers and Giants as the N.L. representative in NY and a lot of those old fans became Mets fans.  And if you're basing your entire perception of American sports fans on what 3 people on a wrestling message said about switching allegiances, then your sample is flawed to say the least.

This thread was great before AA ruined it.