Interest in MLB season tops ire over lockout: AP-NORC poll


              FILE -Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred speaks during a news conference, Thursday March 10, 2022, in New York. About 1 in 4 fans of Major League Baseball feel at least some anger toward the sport after its first work stoppage in a generation, according to a new poll, but the vast majority are still excited about the new season. Only 27% of Americans say they are currently a fan of MLB, according to the poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred apologized to fans when the labor agreement was reached on March 10. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
            
              FILE -Fans cheer before the start of Game 6 of baseball's World Series between the Houston Astros and the Atlanta Braves Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021, in Houston. About 1 in 4 fans of Major League Baseball feel at least some anger toward the sport after its first work stoppage in a generation, according to a new poll, but the vast majority are still excited about the new season. Only 27% of Americans say they are currently a fan of MLB, according to the poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
            
              FILE - Chicago Cubs' Seiya Suzuki, of Japan, signs autographs for fans prior to a spring training baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, Monday, April 4, 2022, in Mesa, Ariz. About 1 in 4 fans of Major League Baseball feel at least some anger toward the sport after its first work stoppage in a generation, according to a new poll, but the vast majority are still excited about the new season. Only 27% of Americans say they are currently a fan of MLB, according to the poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
Interest in MLB season tops ire over lockout: AP-NORC poll