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Big 4 Sports Championship Cities

Name the metro areas that have won a championship in one of the Big 4 sports.
MLB, NBA, NFL and NHL
This quiz will be updated once a year in June. Last update: June 2019
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Last updated: June 14, 2019
First submittedJune 30, 2012
Times taken43,424
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Metro Area
NFL (1933-)
NBA (1950-)
MLB (1903-)
NHL (1927-)
Total Wins
New York / Northern NJ
8
2
35
11
56
Boston
6
17
10
6
39
Chicago
8
6
6
6
26
Montreal
0
0
0
23
23
Detroit
4
3
4
11
22
Los Angeles
2
11
6
3
22
San Francisco Bay Area
7
4
7
0
18
Philadelphia
4
3
7
2
16
Pittsburgh
6
0
5
5
16
St. Louis
1
1
11
1
14
Toronto
0
1
2
11
14
Green Bay
10
0
0
0
10
Baltimore
5
1
3
0
9
Cleveland
5
1
2
0
8
Washington
5
1
1
1
8
Dallas
5
1
0
1
7
Miami
2
3
2
0
7
Minneapolis
0
4
2
0
6
Cincinnati
0
0
5
0
5
Denver
3
0
0
2
5
Edmonton
0
0
0
5
5
San Antonio
0
5
0
0
5
Houston
0
3
0
0
3
Kansas City
1
0
2
0
3
Milwaukee
0
1
1
0
2
Tampa
1
0
0
1
2
Seattle
1
1
0
0
2
Atlanta
0
0
1
0
1
Indianapolis
1
0
0
0
1
New Orleans
1
0
0
0
1
Phoenix
0
0
1
0
1
Portland
0
1
0
0
1
Rochester
0
1
0
0
1
Syracuse
0
1
0
0
1
Calgary
0
0
0
1
1
Raleigh
0
0
0
1
1
Ottawa
0
0
0
1
1
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level 51
Jun 29, 2012
35/37...no clue about the bottom two.....
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level 57
Jun 25, 2013
old nba teams
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level 84
Jun 20, 2014
No, bottom as in bottom of the % guessed right. They're old NBA teams - see below.
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level 63
Dec 28, 2016
thats what he just said
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level 67
Aug 18, 2018
He might have been replying to another comment that was later deleted.
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level 43
Jun 29, 2012
Great quiz...I never thought knowing about the championships of the 1951 Rochester Royals and the 1955 Syracuse Nationals. Also, I like how this quiz, which I got 100% in, carefully gives cities of teams that have moved credit to. For instance, Seattle deserves the credit for the 1979 Sonics championship, and not Oklahoma City. So yeah, great quiz...I'd love to see more like this, and to see the championship quizzes be expanded beyond where they currently are.
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level 13
Jun 30, 2012
LA has 16 NBA Championships not 11, please fix huge Lakers fan here, and I can't stand to see this
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level ∞
Jun 30, 2012
The LA Lakers have 11 NBA championships. The Minneapolis Lakers have another 4, plus one BAA championship.
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level 54
Jun 20, 2014
BOOM. Huge Laker hater here, love to see that! :)
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level 54
Jan 20, 2017
It makes sense why they're called the Lakers now...
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level 39
Jun 16, 2017
Boom roasted
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level 58
Jan 27, 2015
@Zacblue : does it hurt a bit ? hehe. Are you crying to discover that your team has moved and was not in LA ? I'm sure you have no clue of the years the moved to LA and not even when they had there titles. You're only proud, that the team you are supporting is not bad ^^ And 2 posts before, Hdny says, it's finally great that someone cares, not to count the titles of franchises, when they weren't in the same city. You made my day, men !! Hahahahahaha !! Sport's fans are so silly sometimes ^^
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level 74
Jul 16, 2018
Quit drinking.
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level 43
Jul 1, 2012
As I said quizmaster: I love how you correctly made all those distinctions...Minneapolis shouldn't be shorted those 5 championships. They certainly belong to the Lakers, just not to LA, just like San Francisco only gets 1 of the Giants 6 titles. Again, great job!
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level 43
Jul 1, 2012
And I love the lopsided cities of Montreal and Green Bay...so many titles, and all from just the Canadiens in Montreal, and the Packers in Green Bay. And it is funny to see the New York metro area have SO many baseball championships and a good number of hockey and football, but only 2 in the NBA.
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level 67
Aug 18, 2018
The Montreal Alouettes also have seven Grey Cups, which is the equivalent of the Super Bowl in the Canadian Football League.
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level 73
Jul 2, 2012
got syracuse and rochester, but the only one i forgot was san antonio...LOL
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level 21
Aug 24, 2012
what about Oakland?the Raiders won 3 Super Bowls
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level ∞
Aug 30, 2012
It's part of the San Francisco Bay metro area.
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level 48
Jan 8, 2014
Since when do the Yankees have 35 world series?
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level 68
Jun 20, 2014
Yankees 27, Mets 2, Brooklyn Dodgers 1, New York Giants 5
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level 48
Jan 8, 2014
Oh nvm forgot mets
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level 46
Feb 17, 2014
Detroit took home 4 World Series, not 3. 1935, 1945, 1968, and 1984
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level ∞
Jun 16, 2014
Fixed
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level 66
Jun 1, 2014
I grew up in Rochester and never knew about a Rochester NBA team winning an NBA championship. Kinda cool though :~)
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level 40
Mar 7, 2019
1951 - Rochester Royals 4 - 3 New York Knicks
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level 25
Jun 20, 2014
I don't know what this quizz is about but I listed major US cities. Then, after a while, I started with Candian ones. Got 32/37...
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level 66
Aug 19, 2018
Same here, completely ignored Canadian cities. Easy mistake to make if you're not a hockey fan.
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level 73
Jun 20, 2014
haaa...i get syracuse and rochester but forget san antonio
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level 58
Jun 20, 2016
As a San Antonian, I can honestly say, we're forgotten a lot. :/
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level 73
Feb 5, 2019
Remember the Alamo!
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level 43
Jun 20, 2014
As I said years back, this is an awesome quiz, and I appreciate the time put into it and the care of making sure certain cities with franchises that move - like Minneapolis with the Lakers, NY with the Baseball Giants and Brooklyn Dodgers, and more - are given correct credit. Just a great quiz.
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level 64
Apr 9, 2015
you should accept LA for Los Angeles and Kansas for Kansas City.
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level 76
Jun 20, 2016
The stadiums are in the much larger city of Kansas City, Missouri, not Kansas. However, KC would work for me.
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level 67
Aug 18, 2018
Kansas is not to Kansas City what New York is to New York City.
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level 68
Jul 7, 2015
Montreal has 24 Stanley Cups; not 23. Fun quiz.
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level ∞
Jul 7, 2015
Since 1927, the Canadiens only have 22. The Montreal Maroons also had one.
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level 28
Jul 10, 2015
lol Montreal is only in one sport but is 4th
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level 80
Jun 23, 2016
It helps when you play decades in a league with only 6 teams. Divisions now have more than that.
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level 49
Feb 9, 2019
they still have the most since 1967
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level 68
Jul 30, 2015
Missed only Payton Manning's (city's) championship.
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level 43
Sep 4, 2015
Thanks! Fun quiz. enjoyed it,
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level 78
Sep 28, 2015
Funny, I got 33/37 without knowing anything about US sports ^^.
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level 68
Nov 10, 2015
I got 89% just by naming US and Canadian cities I knew. HAHAHA
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level 21
Feb 6, 2016
The saddest stat in there is, that Chicago, with two baseball teams, spanning 110+ years each, have 5 championships in all. Signed, Pitiful Cubs Fan
+1
level 72
Jan 10, 2017
One more now! Go Cubs Go!
+2
level 47
May 31, 2016
~ In America
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level 67
Jun 20, 2016
One more for Cleveland, as of tonight.
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level 77
Jun 20, 2016
I usually fail miserably on sports quizzes but on this one I got everything except Ottawa.
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level 61
Jun 20, 2016
Remarkable that if New York only had the Yankees, it would still be in second place. And the Canadiens by themselves are good for 4th.
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level 76
Jun 20, 2016
I was thinking of all the major cities which have sports teams and completely overlooked Green Bay. However, I have no excuse for forgetting Chicago.
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level 72
Sep 9, 2016
Great quiz!
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level 45
Nov 10, 2016
Can now add another MLB championship for Chicago
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level 71
Feb 3, 2018
Another. "Another?" I'm from Chicago. I grew up a Cubs fan. One win in 108 years does not constitute toting up "another" win, the way one might add a run on the manual centerfield scoreboard at Wrigley, as if the Sox have been collecting trophies by the armload for the past 11 decades. Come on, man. Just enjoy the one win in your lifetime and savor it.
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level 67
Aug 18, 2018
The Chicago White Sox won the World Series in 2005, as you would know, being a baseball fan from Chicago.
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level 29
Jan 12, 2017
From Syracuse and completely forgot about our 50s NBA team
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level 35
Jan 19, 2017
Montreal has 24 championship (Stanley Cup).
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level 50
Mar 10, 2017
Actually, it should be 22 because it says 1927-.
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level 47
Apr 20, 2017
As stated above, Montreal Canadians have 22, and the Maroons added one to that.
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level 50
Jul 17, 2017
I stand corrected.
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level 59
Jun 12, 2017
Gotta update. Pittsburgh moves past Philadelphia. Lets Go Pens!
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level 69
Apr 3, 2018
I was halfway through typing Rochester for my last one............
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level 50
Apr 7, 2018
Update needed: San Francisco Bay Area +1 NBA, Pittsburgh +1 NHL, Houston +1 MLB and Philadelphia +1 NFL.
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level ∞
Apr 7, 2018
Will update in June.
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level 67
Aug 18, 2018
Houston still shows no MLB championships.
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level 64
Apr 30, 2018
I always smile a bit when you lot refer to these as the "big four".
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level 67
Apr 30, 2018
man, Atlanta sports teams don't seem to win a lot, They have an MLB, NBA and NFL team and they used to have an NHL team, but they only have 1 championship total.... Next lowest city on the list that has had all 4 sports would be denver with 5 championships
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level 42
Jun 18, 2018
Montreal has 24 stanley cups
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level 74
Jun 26, 2018
Damn, forgot Syracuse. Back in the day when only the northeast and Chicago had teams.
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level 74
Jul 16, 2018
Per capita, Boston all around kicks butt, spread around over all 4 sports.
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level 43
Aug 18, 2018
Anaheim has 1 win in the NHL, they won in 2007 I believe
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level 67
Nov 12, 2018
I think they are lumping Anaheim in with Los Angeles. technically the same metro area
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level 51
Aug 28, 2019
Correct. They won because of Bryzgalov. and Anaheim is in the LA metro area tho
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level 64
Aug 18, 2018
I just wrote random big cities. Don't even know what the big 4 is.. My guess would be basketball, baseball, american football and hockey?!
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level 54
Aug 18, 2018
Screw Montreal. No offense, but really
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level 49
Feb 9, 2019
Show some respect to the greatest team of all time
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level 51
Aug 28, 2019
yeah, even as a Leafs fan i can admit the Canadiens have the best history.
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level 58
Aug 18, 2018
Houston won the first of back to back World Series last year....
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level 73
Aug 18, 2018
Agreed (not on the back-to-back part...) but Houston should have an MLB title.
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level 54
Aug 18, 2018
Love these quizzes on US cities! Never been, but they stick in the mind..
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level 58
Aug 18, 2018
Damn, never knew Canadian cities play too!
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level 44
Aug 18, 2018
cough cough, HOUSTON is current World Series Champs! list is not correct!
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level 59
Aug 19, 2018
The curse of San Diego sports teams continues......:(
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level 67
Aug 19, 2018
I scored a proud zero. The question is not properly explained. There's no such thing as "the big four sports" since which are big is purely subjective and your explanation used four unexplained TLAs none of which I knew. For the record my big four sports are athletics, rugby union, rowing and volleyball in that order. Sorry, but this is the worst quiz that I've yet come across on jetpunk.
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level 58
Aug 19, 2018
One can only hope to be as cool as you. Until then, we will strive to reach that pinnacle.
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level 68
Feb 22, 2019
What's it like refusing to interpret language in its social context? Does it help you understand people, or make yourself understood? Are you a hit at parties?
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level 51
Aug 28, 2019
dude it says the leagues at the top of the quiz graph
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level 70
Aug 20, 2018
I missed Raleigh. I live in Raleigh.
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level 49
Sep 8, 2019
I don't think anyone remembers the Canes winning the Stanley Cup, except for their 6 fans.
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level 61
Sep 4, 2018
Las Vegas Golden Knights - new NHL franchise- won the Stanley cup in 2017! Need to add Las Vegas.
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level 61
Oct 11, 2018
Sorry, but no they didn't.
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level 63
Nov 12, 2018
Sadly, they didn't
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level 35
Sep 24, 2018
Atlanta is wrong. The Hawks won one in 58.
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level 73
Feb 5, 2019
Good try, but they were in St. Louis in '58.
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level 73
Feb 5, 2019
Needs a few updates. (cough, Boston).
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level ∞
Jun 14, 2019
Remember back in 2004 when the Red Sox were plucky underdogs?
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level 23
Jun 13, 2019
Taking this quiz and I just realized I'm here before you update St. Louis' NHL championships from 0 to 1! Not a fan of them but it's awesome that they won their first Stanley Cup.
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level 66
Jul 25, 2019
I don't think Houston has three NBA championships to their name. When did they win other than in '94 and '95?
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level 36
Aug 6, 2019
Houston has an MLB title as well
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level 56
Aug 25, 2019
I like how Montreal only has Stanley Cups, I really wish we had an NBA team...
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level 49
Sep 8, 2019
Screw the NBA, bring us back the Expos!
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level 51
Aug 28, 2019
The Leafs have 13 Stanley Cups in the NHL era. 1917-18, 1921-22, 1931-32, 1941-42, 1944-45, 1946-47, 1947-48, 1948-49, 1950-51, 1961-62, 1962-63, 1963-64, and, 1966-67.
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level 49
Sep 8, 2019
Yes, pitiful isn't?
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level 49
Sep 8, 2019
Question; Why do you have the NHL starting at 1927? Missing that one pesky cup for the Habs is irritating me.
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level 46
Sep 21, 2019
I too am confused as to why the quiz starts counting Stanley Cups from 1927. Is that when the Stanley Cup became exclusive to the NHL and was no longer competed for by teams of other leagues? Doesn't quite make sense to me.