Poll Reveals How New Yorkers Feel About Baseball


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A new Quinnipiac poll, coinciding with next week's Opening Day, says statewide we root for the Yankees. 

48% follow the Yanks, while 34% like the Mets. 

For Upstate fans, the Yankees lead the way with 53%; the Mets' 14%; Red Sox 9%.

In NYC, it's almost an even split. 

45% back the Mets, while 43% prefer the Yankees. 

43% of New Yorkers say they're very or somewhat interested in baseball. 


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