No. 29: Milwaukee Brewers

Last year's rank: 30
Title track: 96
Ownership: 22
Coaching: 65
Players: 57
Fan relations: 43
Affordability: 13
Stadium experience: 8
Bang for the buck: 28

Affordability can be defined in any number of ways, and for Milwaukee Brewers fans, it's more than dollars and cents. Sure, the average ticket price at Miller Park ($24.01) is 11 percent below the league average. Beer (you guess the brand) costs about 40 cents less per ounce. Parking? Hot dogs? Both under the mean. But while the price is nice, "it's much more about the atmosphere than it is about enjoying a cheap night at the ballpark," says J.P. Breen of the Brewers blog Disciples of Uecker. "Fans show up three or four hours prior to the game to set up, grill some brats and hamburgers and have a few beverages. Perhaps more than other stadiums, a baseball game at Miller Park is about community and togetherness -- which is undoubtedly seen in the parking lots prior to the first pitch. Kids are playing catch, adults are around the grill talking and laughing, music is blaring from radios and iPods." Sounds like fun. As does some quality on-field success. Sure, 2012 has been a bust, but twice in the four previous seasons the Brewers played into October after 25 straight seasons on the sidelines. That explains the love for owner Mark Attanasio, and why bargains aren't Miller's primary draw.