Report: Cincinnati, Dayton rank among top baseball cities for fans

10:34 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017 Sports
Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati. FILE PHOTO

Ohio loves baseball.

That’s the finding of, which ranks Cincinnati, Cleveland and Dayton among their top cities for baseball fans in 2017.

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In the overall rankings, Cincinnati is No. 8, Cleveland 14th and Dayton 37th. In the mid-size city rankings, Cincinnati is No. 1 and Dayton is No. 8. compared 360 cities in the United States with at least one professional team and one college team. They used 31 indicators of fan-friendliness to rank cities, including performance of the team, average ticket price and stadium accessibility.