Are you a superstitious Giant fan? No foul if you are. Our friends at Anheuser-Busch tell us that Giant fans are among the most superstitious in the league (superstition ranking: 8/32 teams – top 10):
Giants fans rank third in the league (45%) for believing their superstitious activities affect the outcome of the game.
Food and trinkets: Giants fans rank second in the league for eating the same food (31%) or touching, kissing, rubbing or holding some kind of team memorabilia (19%) for the win.
Some quality me time: Giants fans rank third in the league for engaging in superstitious activities alone (27%).
New York fans rank eighth in the league (28%) for believing that not doing their game-day superstition has resulted in a Giants loss.
At the bar or from the couch? More than half (51%) of Giants fans watch the game in the same location every week to boost team performance.
Take one for the team. More than half (51%) of New York fans would invite an obnoxious friend to watch the game if it would help the Giants win.
Giants Fan Superstitions:
“I touch my cousin’s trading card before the game.” – Female, Age 40-49
“I dance to the team anthem.” – Male, Age 21-29
“I have multiple Giants caps that I will change in an effort to influence a change in the game. If the Giants are playing poorly on defense, I might switch to a different hat while they’re on defense.” – Male, Age 50-59