Originally posted by crzy:
NinerJohn knows what he's talking about. It's 1) Niners 2) Giants 3) Warriors in the Bay area....
Everyone knows that the A's and Raiders, even when competitive, just aren't as popular
And while the Sharks are a top-class franchise, hockey will always come last among the big four sports. That's just reality.
I don't know about the immediate bay area, but in sac, you saw raider gear everywhere while the niners were taking a back seat. It was rare to see a niner jersey in town but i saw raider stickers and such.
The A's are just the A's, lol! But i did see some A's hats come out of nowhere until Detroit humbled their team!
The only team i could think of that was well represented by merchandise and decals even though they were bad was the Giants. Again, I am talking about Sacramento, but you saw Giants stuff everywhere from 2005-2009, BUT THEN EXPLODED when they won the world series.
I know I'm going to get flamed for this, but I think it goes