Some may not wear the colors of their rivals. Others will root for their team, and every other team that is playing their rival on that given day. These are phenomena that outsiders may not quite understand, but to fans, they make total sense.
Where can all of this come from?
Read about our Host of the Week, Samuel Roland, followed his father's footsteps in becoming a Giants fan.
There are few kinds of loyalty as fierce or as unwavering as that of a sports fans to their favorite team. Whether it's baseball, football or hockey, sports teams in America enjoy their own particular brand of hero worship. If you've ever found yourself wondering why these fans remain so loyal, year after year, the story of Sheyla Aucar, our host of the week and a loyal fan of the Giants, might clear up a bit of the mystery for you.
What is the point of traveling to you? Is it to make memories? To see new countries? To tick another country off the list? Is it about meeting local people or simply tasting new food?
Most of these reasons are significant, but for our Host of the Week and an NYCFC fanatic, Kevin Nelson, one is incredibly important – it’s meeting the local people. But just how exactly do you break the ice? Walking up to strangers isn't everyone's strong point. Thanks to the uniquely unifying power of sports and the internet, meeting new people from around the world is made possible.
Dedicated sports fans everywhere are always game to meet new people with the same interest and to try out new and exciting ways to show their teams how much they are loved.
Read more as Kevin shares his SportsHosts Story:
'Tis the season... baseball season, that is!
Below, we asked our very first San Francisco Giants Host of the Week, Ramon Segovia, the story behind his fandom and why he loved sharing his passion.