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POLL SHOWS RESIDENTS OF GOTHAM WANTS TEAMS TO STAY IN CITY
Published July 26, 1995
A poll by Quinnipiac College surveyed 722 New York City residents from July 11-18 on their views of the Mets and Yankees and the building of new facilities for both teams (The Quinnipiac Poll). HOW IMPORTANT IS IT THAT THE YANKEES/METS STAY IN NEW YORK? YANKEES METS YANKEES METS Very 42% 32% Not Very 13% 15% Somewhat 22% 26% Not at All 24% 26% SOME HAVE SUGGESTED THAT NEW YORK CITY BUILD A NEW STADIUM TO ENCOURAGE THE YANKEES/METS TO STAY IN THE CITY. IS THIS A GOOD IDEA OR BAD IDEA? YANKEES METS Good Idea 37% 31% Bad Idea 55% 66% IF THEY BUILD A NEW STADIUM FOR THE YANKS IN NEW YORK, SHOULD IT BE BUILT IN THE BRONX OR MANHATTAN? Bronx 46% Other (voluntary) 5% Manhattan 36% No Answer/Don't Know 13%