Where out-of-towners go to root, root, root for their home teams

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The World Series is in full swing, and although the Rockies didn't make it this year, just about every TV in every sports bar in town has been tuned to the match-up between the New York Yankees and the Philadelphia Phillies.

Fans of those two teams -- and there are plenty of them -- may not find comfort among the Rockies-loyal, but they can certainly find like-minded company at a couple of bars that cater to those from the Big Apple and City of Brotherly Love. And fans of plenty of other teams can find homes among Denver's bars too.

Andrews on Lincoln, 1111 Lincoln Street, proudly calls itself a Yankees bar, and attempts to show as many Yankees games throughout the season as possible. Pat's Philly Steaks and Subs, 1624 Market Street, is dedicated to everything Philly -- from cheese steaks to Tastykakes to the team itself.

Meanwhile, there are watering holes all over town that play host to specific factions of the sports world, flying the flag of certain NFL, college football, baseball or hockey teams and helping out-of-towners, transplants and Denver-haters feel at home.

We've compiled a partial (and frankly, only partially confirmed list) of the ones we know of, but if you can think of others, let us know, and we'll update it. Go (team).

NFL Swanky's, 1938 Blake Street -- Green Bay Packers Rocky Flats Lounge, 11229 Highway 93, Boulder County -- Green Bay Packers Uptown Tavern, 538 East 17th Avenue -- New York Giants Blake Street Tavern, 2401 Blake -- New England Patriots LoDo's, 1946 Market Street - Buffalo Bills, New York Jets and New Orleans Saints Sports Column, 1930 Blake -- Pittsburgh Steelers Hoffbrau Bar & Grill, 7699 West 88th Avenue, Westminster -- Pittsburgh Steelers Pat's Philly, 1624 Market -- Philadelphia Eagles Cap City Tavern, 1247 Bannock Street - Minnesota Vikings Wyman's, 2033 East 13th Avenue - Chicago Bears

Baseball Andrew's, 1111 Lincoln -- New York Yankees Pat's, 1624 Market -- Philadelphia Phillies Blake Street Tavern, 2401 Blake -- Boston Red Sox The Elm, 5001 East Colfax Avenue -- Boston Red Sox Pour House Pub, 1435 Market -- Red Sox Blake Street Tavern, 2401 Blake Street -- Boston Red Sox Wyman's, 2033 East 13th Avenue -- Cubs

College Football LoDo's, 1946 Market Street -- Michigan, Clemson, UNC, FSU, Texas A&M, Florida State Big Hoss BBQ, 3961 Tennyson Street -- Michigan State Croc's Mexican Grill, 1630 Market -- Ohio State Pat's, 1624 Market -- Penn State Guvnr's Park, 777 Washington Street -- Texas Giggling Grizzly, 1320 20th Street -- Texas Longhorns and Michigan State Fainting Goat, 846 Broadway -- Oklahoma State Moe's Original BBQ, 3295 South Broadway -- Alabama Irish Hound, 575 St. Paul Street -- Alabama Wyman's, 2033 East 13th Avenue - Kansas State Don's Club Tavern, 723 East Sixth Avenue -- South Carolina Whisky Bar, 2203 Larimer Street -- Missouri Sand Creek Lounge, 16893 East Iliff Avenue -- Nebraska Cornhuskers

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