Dallas' Most Popular Team Is ...

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The Texas Rangers are more popular than the Dallas Cowboys. That doesn't sound right, does it?


Nolan Ryan even had to take a second to digest the information. The thought of that had never crossed his mind.


When Ryan spent the final five years of his big-league career with the Rangers from 1989-1993, the Cowboys were America's Team. They were starting a dynasty that would win three Super Bowls in four years behind the triplets, Troy Aikman, Emmitt Smith and Michael Irvin.


The Rangers, meanwhile, had never made a postseason trip and could have only dreamt of being as popular as the Cowboys one day.


"The Cowboys were an extremely big attraction and draw, not just here but nationwide," said Ryan, the...

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