With the 2018 World Series in full gear and tickets to see the games live costing hundreds to hundreds of thousands of dollars, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its World Series Facts – Red Sox vs. Dodgers infographic.

To determine the best places to be a fan of America’s third most followed sport, WalletHub compared 360 U.S. cities with at least one college or professional baseball team across 31 key metrics. They range from performance level of team(s) to average ticket price to stadium accessibility.

Top 20 Baseball Cities
1 New York, NY 11 Oakland, CA
2 Los Angeles, CA 12 Minneapolis, MN
3 St. Louis, MO 13 Detroit, MI
4 Atlanta, GA 14 St. Petersburg, FL
5 Chicago, IL 15 Baltimore, MD
6 San Francisco, CA 16 Milwaukee, WI
7 Cincinnati, OH 17 Cleveland, OH
8 Boston, MA 18 Philadelphia, PA
9 Pittsburgh, PA 19 San Diego, CA
10 Arlington, TX 20 Kansas City, MO

2018 World Series Facts

  • $1,965 vs. $1,290:  Average ticket prices for 2018 World Series games in Boston and Los Angeles, respectively
  •  $2.14 Million: Amount the Los Angeles Dodgers spent on each regular season win, compared to the Boston Red Sox’ $2.11 million
  •  $1.15 Billion: 2016 revenue for MLB Advanced Media, the league’s digital arm
  •  $2.58 Billion: Disney’s 2016 and 2017 investment in MLB Advanced Media’s spinoff, BAMTech, for a 75 percent stake