The problem with the metro is also the fact the rust belt of so many different large companies leaving. Cleveland draws in people from the surrounding counties even into Erie PA for their fan base, but with that area losing thousands of factory/good paying jobs, it caused people to move away and/or not be able to pay for tickets like they used to.
The economy isn't horrible, but growing up in Canton, I saw the 90s and after and its just not the same with the jobs leaving and being replaced by jobs that don't nearly make the same per hour.
Feel-good story of the day on this topic:I think what I was trying to say in all of this don’t discount sort of rebuilding process for the actual city which in turn would probably help the team with attendance and business advertisements/parternships.
The Midwest dominates the ranking of top cities in which to launch a career, according to LinkedIn, based on a combination of housing rental costs, starting salaries and available job opportunities.
Incidentally, these two other cities have some good MLB success.
I hope this also bodes well for Giannis to stay in Milwaukee, as the city deserves that, although he is also of course welcome to move seven hours east on I-90 if the Cavs can pay him.