Anecdotal Evidence That Pro Sports Are Dead

Eavesdropping on the Metro North conductor chatting with an old-timer:  “I wouldn’t go to a game if you gave me free tickets.  I watch it on TV, but all they’ve got for me is overpriced merchandise and expensive food.  And the corporate guys get boxes with $1000 seats.”  The old-timer’s trying to talk him down, but he’s having none of it. Professional sports are just about over as the pastime of the working- and middle-class.


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