San Antonio in the NFL and the MLB?: Five Reasons Why it Will Eventually Happen

August 26, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Here are some fundamental reasons why I believe San Antonio will eventually join the NFL and MLB as a host city.
1. Finances
San Antonio has been one of the more prosperous and economically resilient cities in the country over the last 15 years, and this trend has continued over the most recent recession—yes, the one that is currently ongoing.
2. Fan Base
The typical 100 mile radius for an NFL team's fan base for a potential San Antonio team now contains over 3.7 million people to include Austin and the surrounding South/Central Texas region. A centrally located NFL or MLB franchise such as one in San Antonio could draw from this region and be very successful doing so.
3. Personal (Residents) Income
Personal incomes in the San Antonio area have been rising steadily over the last several years. This bodes well for an NFL or MLB team wanting to sell expensive tickets and sky boxes.
4. Location

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