Mini Poll Results

The Great STL Pastime

Do you think of yourself as a fan of professional baseball?
  • 82%
    Yes
  • 18%
    No
  • 0%
    No, but I am a Cubs fan
Is baseball still the Great American Pastime?
  • 63%
    Yes
  • 10%
    No, some other sport is
  • 27%
    No, there is no longer a common activity that inspires Americans
On average, how many professional baseball games a year do you attend?
  • 45%
    1-5
  • 16%
    6-10
  • 12%
    11-15
  • 8%
    More than 15
  • 18%
    I don't usually go to any
Which of the following items is a larger element of St. Louis's image, the St. Louis Cardinals or the Arch?
  • 46%
    Cardinals
  • 54%
    Arch
Will you be Downtown for any of the Cardinals home opening series (versus Milwaukee, April 13, 15, 16) this year?
  • 20%
    Yes
  • 15%
    Yes, and I have a ticket for at least one of the games
  • 65%
    No
Should the Cardinals Home Opener be observed as an official citywide holiday in St. Louis?
  • 27%
    Yes
  • 37%
    Yes, it pretty much already is since so little work gets done
  • 33%
    No
  • 3%
    No. Bah humbug!
Have you watched a game from the rooftops of Ballpark Village?
  • 9%
    Yes
  • 80%
    No
  • 11%
    No, but I will this season
Do you always wear something red when you go to a St. Louis Cardinals game?
  • 78%
    Yes
  • 0%
    Yes, and I have been known to paint my face red
  • 22%
    No
Cardinals gear is now marketing in a range of colors, including pink. Would you wear Cards gear that wasn’t red, white, or blue?
  • 35%
    Yes
  • 65%
    No
Which of the following is your favorite ballpark tradition in St. Louis?
  • 37%
    Seeing the Clydesdales on the field
  • 13%
    Singing "Take Me Out To the Ballgame"
  • 4%
    Meeting friends at the Musial statue
  • 14%
    Seeing the Cardinals greats
  • 13%
    Watching people
  • 6%
    Watching with dad
  • 11%
    Drinking beer
  • 1%
    Buying a good seat for cheap from a scalper
  • 2%
    Leaving before the game is over to beat the traffic home
Which of the following concession items is the most baseball-ly for you?
  • 54%
    Hot dogs or brats
  • 21%
    Beer
  • 14%
    Peanuts
  • 2%
    Cracker Jacks
  • 4%
    Nachos
  • 0%
    Chicken fingers
  • 1%
    Stir fry
  • 0%
    Cotton candy
  • 0%
    Giant turkey leg
  • 1%
    Cold soda
  • 1%
    Popcorn
  • 0%
    Ice cream
  • 2%
    Something else
Do you think the St. Louis Cardinals have a realistic chance of reaching the World Series this year?
  • 63%
    Yes, absolutely
  • 31%
    Maybe so
  • 4%
    Probably not
  • 1%
    Nope
Via which of the following are you most likely to follow a baseball game when you aren’t there?
  • 29%
    Radio
  • 59%
    Television
  • 5%
    Computer
  • 2%
    Phone texts
  • 4%
    Crowd noise
Do you believe that with enough practice you could hit a major league curve ball?
  • 13%
    Yes
  • 88%
    No
Do you believe that a woman will appear on the regular season roster of an MLB team in your lifetime?
  • 20%
    Yes
  • 80%
    No
Would you support a new municipal ordinance that made the Wave illegal in Busch Stadium for fans over the age of 10?
  • 18%
    Yes
  • 60%
    No
  • 21%
    No, make no exceptions