What is America's favorite pastime: Football or baseball?
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What is America's favorite pastime: Football or baseball?

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Sports have been ingrained in American culture since before colonial times. Since then, a number of sports have captured the hearts of many Americans, but The Tylt wants to know what you think is America's pastime. In this matchup, we have football and baseball. Football is the most popular sport in the country, with its hard hits and thrilling acrobatics. Baseball is a sport rooted in the country's history and full of tradition. What is your favorite pastime? 🏈⚾

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Sports has been an unequaled source of joy and entertainment for Americans since the first colonists arrived from Europe. As the country has gotten older, our love for sports has only become stronger. Everyone has their favorites, but we at The Tylt want to know your most beloved sport. Don't forget vote on the other America's pastime debate in the embed below!

Football has been the called king of sports in the United States and it's closest competitor is not even close. According to the latest Gallup Poll, 37 percent of adults say football is their favorite sport. And there's plenty for people to fall in love with. The brutality of the hits, the incredible catches, and eye-popping athleticism are just some of the game's appeal. Maybe best of all, is the perception that everyone has a legitimate shot to win every week. Here is David Webber at Bleacher Report with more:

Parity is a beautiful thing. It's the process in which certain factors combine to ensure that every team will be at least reasonably competitive for random periods of time.
But in football, parity is alive and present every year. Football is the ultimate game of inches, meaning that the smallest bounce could be the difference between a win and a loss.

No matter what other sports become popular in the United States, there is only one national pastime: baseball. The sport has been ingrained in America's history, with its earliest mention back in 1791, when the country was just beginning. Since then, generation after generation has been touched by the game in some way, whether it's century-old curses being broken or having your first live-game experience at a stadium. Here is Kelsey Colon writing a love letter to baseball for The Odyssey with more:

I like to spend my long nights watching your funny moments and thinking of the good old days when it was opening day. I know that you're getting ready to go to Florida and Arizona for Spring Training, just know while you're down there I'll be counting down the days until I see you again.
It's no secret that sometimes my mother cannot stand you, but that's just because she doesn't get her way with you sometimes, but she loves you all the same. You've really won my whole family over which is a difficult thing to do.
I've heard a lot of people say, "Basketball will treat you so much better, it's a real man's sport," but I know they're wrong. You've had my back my whole life and I trust you.
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