It is not just TV and cost that might put people off, it might well be time. I can go to a home game at 2-45pm and be home by 5pm. An away game might mean an 11-30am start and not getting home until gone 8pm.
I have been retired for 8 years now and I can confirm two things; You cannot work out how you found time to go to work and it is wonderful to be TOTALLY in charge of your life, with the wife's permission of course. Read me in the Our Town magazine.