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Questions - Baseball - July 5, 2012

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National Survey of 639 Baseball Fans

Conducted July 5, 2012

By Rasmussen Reports

 

 

1* Which team is most likely to win the World Series this year?

 

Texas Rangers

New York Yankees

Washington Nationals

Los Angeles Angels

Cincinnati Reds

San Francisco Giants

Chicago White Sox

Los Angeles Dodgers

New York Mets

Boston Red Sox

St. Louis Cardinals

Pittsburgh Pirates

Baltimore Orioles

Tampa Bay Rays

Some other team

Not sure

 

2* Regardless of who you think will win which team do you want to win the World Series this year?

 

Texas Rangers

New York Yankees

Washington Nationals

Los Angeles Angels

Cincinnati Reds

San Francisco Giants

Chicago White Sox

Los Angeles Dodgers

New York Mets

Boston Red Sox

St. Louis Cardinals

Pittsburgh Pirates

Baltimore Orioles

Tampa Bay Rays

Some other team

Not sure

 

3* How likely are you to watch the MLB All-Star game?

 

4* Should fan voting be the primary way of choosing which players start in the All-Star game?

5* Should the outcome of the All-Star game determine which league’s championship team has home field advantage in the World Series?

 

6* Should the baseball All-Star game be eliminated?

 

7* Which team will win the All-Star game this year….the American League or National League?

 

8* Major League Baseball has decided to expand the playoffs this season to include an additional wild card team in each league.  Do you favor or oppose expanding the playoffs to include an additional wild card team in each league?

 

9* How many Major League baseball games will you go see in person this season?

 

10* Who has been the Most Valuable Player in the National League so far this season?

 

Andrew McCutchen
Joey Votto
Melky Cabrera
RA Dickey
Carlos Beltran
Carlos Gonzalez
David Wright

Someone else

Not sure

 

11* Who has been the Most valuable Player in the American League so far this season?

 

Josh Hamilton
Miguel Cabrera
Robinson Cano
Adrian Beltre
Adam Jones
Mark Trumbo
Paul Konerko
Someone else
Not sure

 

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 4 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence