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The Culture of Philadelphia Sport Fans Vs. Los Angeles Sports Fans

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The Culture of Philadelphia Sport Fans Vs. Los Angeles Sports Fans

The Culture of Philadelphia Sport Fans vs. Los Angeles Sports Fans

There is much difference between West Coast and East Coast sports fans, many coaches, players and reports know this when coming to Philadelphia, some people hate it while so people love it. After coming to Philadelphia to coach the Flyers, Coach Ken Hitchcock, came out and said that the fans in Philadelphia were some of the best fans he ever been around. “Every game feels like a playoff game it does not matter who they are playing whether it is a division rival or a team coming in from the west coast that they see maybe once a year.” On the other hand West Coast fans in such cities as Los Angeles are more worried about ticket prices and what celebrities are coming to their games, so A-List Celebrities that you will see at Lakers Games are Justin Timberlake, Cameron Diaz, Leo Dicaprio, and Jack Nicholson.

The people of Philadelphia have been given a reputation of being some of the most die-hard fans in sports history, where as Los Angeles fans have been known to be easy-going. Philadelphia fans tend to be intimidating if a player cheats or does something to disrespect the city. For example in 1989 Eagle Fans threw snowballs and beer at Dallas Cowboys players and staff throughout the game as revenge against accusations by Cowboys coach Jimmy Johnson that Eagles coach Buddy Ryan had placed a "bounty" on the head of Cowboys place-kicker Luis Zendejas during a previous game. Another incident was in August of 1999, Fans threw D-Cell batteries at St. Louis

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