Major professional sports teams Los Angeles Angels. Los Angeles Dodgers. Oakland Athletics. San Diego Padres. San Francisco Giants. Los Angeles Chargers. Los Angeles Rams. San Francisco 49ers.
Los Angeles has a lot of sports teams because it can accommodate a lot of sports teams . The city by itself has a population of 4 million, and the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area which includes LA’s suburbs and surrounding satellite cities boasts a population of 18.8 million.
25 U. S. states
Probably because California is the most populous state and have over 40,000,000 people. Come to California . Giant stadium, Petco park, dodger stadium, angel stadium are amongst the best looking stadiums in the country.
The only U.S. cities with all four major sports (Major League Baseball, National Football League, National Basketball League, National Hockey League) within the city limits are Los Angeles , Denver , Chicago , Detroit , and Philadelphia .
Hawaii, Alaska , Nevada, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, New Mexico, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota, Iowa, Arkansas, Mississippi, Kansas**, Alabama, Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia, South Carolina, Delaware, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine.
Some states don’t have enough population to support an NFL team . That or the population is spread over large areas without enough concentration in a city. Maine and Montana are two examples of states where an NFL team just would not have enough potential fanbase within close proximity to attend games.
The 26 States Without NFL Teams Alabama . Alaska . Arkansas . Connecticut . Delaware . Hawaii . Idaho . Kansas.
How did Los Angeles end up with two NBA teams ? With the Los Angeles Lakers already present in LA in 1960, it was in 1981, Donald Sterling became the owner of the Clippers and moved the team after a few seasons in 1984 against the NBA’s approval. Los Angeles is big enough city to easily house two teams .
The Cleveland Rams first moved to L.A. in 1946. The relocation changed the face of the league because, to secure a lease for the L.A. Coliseum, the Rams agreed to integrate. In 1982, the Oakland Raiders moved to L.A. , giving the city two teams . But by 1995, the Rams and the Raiders were both out of the city.