Google Search Trends Prove Everyone but Cleveland Wants the Cubs to Win the World Series
I want the Cubs to win the World Series, you want the Cubs to win the World Series; we all want the Cubs to win the World Series. How could you not? They've got the hottest players, the best hitters, the most amazing field, cutest swag and gear; plus the coolest GM we all wish was our dad or best friend, Joe Maddon.
There's a lot to love about the Cubs, so it's no surprise to see that they've captured the eyes and the hearts of baseball fans across the country. So much so that everyone outside of Cleveland wants them to win it all.
According to For the Win on USA Today, Google Search Trends have revealed what World Series teams have been searched for in the past few days and here's what they found:
Search interest in tickets
According to Google search trends, 47 states were searching for Cubs tickets; only people in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia were interested in Cleveland.
Then they compared search interest in the Chicago Cubs vs Cleveland Indians.
Looking at the infographic, starting on October 20th, the Chicago Cubs saw a massive spike in online searches; Cleveland not so much.
Even the Curse of the Billy Goat got some Google play.
You can see all the graphics for each search here.
As a bandwagon Cubs fan, it's good to know that I'm in good company and that the rest of the country has the Cubs' backs.
Poor Cleveland, though. Oh well, at least they still have the Cavaliers.