Why Doesn’t New Mexico Have a Professional Sports Team?


As part of our Curious New Mexico project, a reader asked about New Mexico’s lack of a professional sports team.

Many in Albuquerque have wondered why New Mexico has been left out when it comes to pro sports. In short, the state doesn’t qualify for representation in the NFL, NBA, or MLB. Geographically, New Mexico doesn’t seem as significant as its neighboring states, and the population isn’t high enough to generate sufficient revenue.

Watch our video for more information and to find out what our “only hope” would be for getting a professional sports team.

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