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Strong & Growing: Survey Shows MLS Popularity Equal To MLB Among Teens03 / 10 / 14
MLS has caught up with MLB in a "significant marker of popularity," as the annual ESPN Sports Poll shows that "both leagues can claim" 18% of 12- to 17-year-olds as avid fans, according to Roger Bennett of ESPN FC. This marks the "first time in the 20-year history" of the survey that MLS has equaled...
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