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Cleveland Indians: No. 46

Lonnie Chisenhall and Carlos Santana are big reasons the surprising Indians still have playoff hopes. AP Photo/LM Otero

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Last year's ranking: 44
Title track: 108
Ownership: 95
Coaching: 17
Players: 53
Fan relations: 61
Affordability: 25
Stadium experience: 46
Bang for the buck: 13

What's worse: Missing the playoffs for five straight seasons or making it but getting bounced after one measly wild-card game? Apparently, if you're an Indians fan, it's the latter. Following a 2013 berth that ended with a 4-0 wild-card loss (the Tribe's first postseason taste since 2007), Cleveland fans saddled their team with a triple-digit title track ranking. On the plus side, they're positively enamored with Terry Francona (17th in coaching), who last year, his first season on Lake Erie, posted a winning record for his ninth year in a row -- longest streak by an active skipper -- en route to becoming the club's second-ever Manager of the Year (Eric Wedge, 2007).

The best part? Clevelanders get to watch for relative peanuts: With 92 wins and an average season cost of $3,189, baseball fans in "Bro-hio" (courtesy: Nick Swisher) spent an average of $34.67 per W last year; that's nearly $13 less than fans of the division rival Tigers, and less than half of what Bostonians forked over ($69.62 per W) to watch Francona's former team. No wonder the Indians finished with the best bang for the buck of any team in the American League, and the third best in all of baseball.