How popular was baseball in the 1920's?
Baseball became more of a lifestyle for people in the 1920s. In part because radios were broadcasting games, new stadiums were being built, and newspapers started including sports sections. People poured into stadiums, such as the Polo Grounds, to watch there teams compete. In St. Louis, after the Cardinals won the 1926 World Series fans mobbed the streets in celebation. Players such as Babe Ruth became national icons during tis era in baseball.
There are many sports which were popular during the 1920's. The following is a list, in no particular order, of various sports people engaged in at the time: Boxing Baseball Football Dodgeball Basketball Horse racing Racing Ping pong Water polo Tennis Archery Running Bicycling Hunting The three most popular were Baseball, Football and Boxing.