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When Fans Attack: The 10 Worst Fanbases in Sports

By Lou Cappetta On August - 15 - 2009

It seems in recent years, the people that watch sports have begun to take the term "sports fanatic" a little too literally.

It seems more and more people will curse at children and the elderly, throw things, and even enter the field of play, all for the love of their team.

It happened again the other night in the so-called "friendly confines" of Wrigley Field, when a fan threw a beer on Phillies outfielder Shane Victorino as he attempted to make a catch.

Indeed, going to sporting events and rooting for the visiting team has become a dangerous activity.

But the violent fanbase is not the only example of bad fans out there; there are numerous factors that go into determining the worst fans.

So, with that in mind, here are 10 fanbases in sports to avoid.

 

10. Chicago Cubs fans

The Shane Victorino thing aside, Cubs fans make this list for their continuous "woe is me" attitude. Nobody likes sports fans who feel sorry for themselves, and Cubs fans are the best at that. If the Cubs lose three games in a row in April, they start thinking about next year. I mean, c'mon.

 

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