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« on: August 17, 2015, 01:08:53 pm »

I found this interesting.  Tulsa ranks 4th on this list.

http://www.sportsbusinessdaily.com/Journal/Issues/2015/08/17/Research-and-Ratings/Minors-market-list.aspx

Methodology of the list:

http://www.sportsbusinessdaily.com/Journal/Issues/2015/08/17/Research-and-Ratings/Minors-methodology.aspx

Makes me wonder how it would fare if they take it next season and factor in losing the Shock.  Maybe the addition of the Roughnecks will offset to some extent.
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« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2015, 02:33:24 pm »

Interesting.  Thanks for posting.

FWIW, here is the list of the top 5 minor-league markets:

1.  Quad-Cities IA-IL  Population:  383,030
2.  Toledo, Ohio  Population:  607,456
3.  Fort Wayne, IN  Population:  427,183
4.  Tulsa, OK  Population:  969,224
5.  Charleston, SC  Population:  727,689
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« Reply #2 on: August 18, 2015, 08:15:32 am »

OKC's new slogan:  Big League City
Tulsa's new slogan:  Minor League City

Yep, I think we're catching up!
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« Reply #3 on: September 07, 2015, 02:24:53 pm »

Interesting.  Thanks for posting.

FWIW, here is the list of the top 5 minor-league markets:

1.  Quad-Cities IA-IL  Population:  383,030
2.  Toledo, Ohio  Population:  607,456
3.  Fort Wayne, IN  Population:  427,183
4.  Tulsa, OK  Population:  969,224
5.  Charleston, SC  Population:  727,689

Tulsa should eclipse 1 million metro residents by 2017 at its current rate of growth.
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