Sport: Fan Fare

If anyone doubts that baseball is the favorite U.S. game, there are statistics to prove it. Last week, a Gallup poll showed that a whopping 39% of Americans enjoy watching baseball more than any other sport.- Next in line of popularity: foot ball (17%), basketball (10%), horse racing (4%), boxing (3%).

* Although basketball outshines baseball in paid admissions. But some 100 million people annually watch softball games for which no admission is charged.


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