Top 10 MLB Teams On Social Media
The greatest things about baseball is the fans. Without them, the game wouldn't be where it is today. I have put together this infographic/dashboard on the Top 10 MLB teams on social media.
Baseball is slowly being taken over by America's new favorite past time…”Social Media.” If you’re a serious baseball fan, you already follow your favorite team on Facebook and if you’re a diehard baseball fan, you follow your teams rivalries as well. Go check out any MLB team on Facebook and I guarantee you will find rival fans talking smack on each others feeds. Giants fans follow the Dodgers pages just like Dodgers fans follow the Giants pages. In fact, there are entire pages dedicated to hating on other teams. Do quick search for the Yankees and Red Sox rivalry on Facebook and you will see what I’m talking about.
Below are the Top 10 MLB teams with the greatest amount of fans and followers. In fact, they are more than just fans..they are Superfans! These Superfans top the social media charts by being the most engaged and loyal followers any page could ask for. Check them out and let me know what you think. If you would like to make your own dashboards, sign up for free today.
10. Detroit Tigers
The Detroit Tigers are a Major League Baseball team located in Detroit, Michigan. One of the American League's eight charter franchises, the club was founded in Detroit in 1894 as part of the Western League. They are the oldest continuous one-name, one-city franchise in the American League.
9. Philadelphia Phillies
The Philadelphia Phillies are a Major League Baseball team. They are the oldest continuous, one-name, one-city franchise in all of professional American sports, dating to 1883. The Phillies are a member of the Eastern Division of Major League Baseball's National League. Since 2004, the team's home has been Citizens Bank Park which is located in South Philadelphia.
8. Texas Rangers
The Texas Rangers are a professional baseball team located in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, based in Arlington, Texas. The Rangers franchise is currently a member of the Western Division of Major League Baseball's American League. Since 1994, the Rangers have played in Globe Life Park in Arlington in Arlington, Texas. The team's name is borrowed from the famous law enforcement agency of the same name.
7. St. Louis Cardinals
The St. Louis Cardinals, a professional baseball franchise based in St. Louis, Missouri, compete in the National League (NL) of Major League Baseball (MLB). The new Busch Stadium has served as their homepark since 2006. St. Louis established themselves in 1892 as a charter member of the NL. They were also known as the Perfectos before adopting Cardinals as their official name in 1900.
6. Chicago Cubs
The Chicago Cubs are a professional baseball team located in Chicago, Illinois, USA. They are members of the Central Division of Major League Baseball's National League.The club played its first games in 1870 as the Chicago White Stockings, before officially becoming the Chicago Cubs for the 1907 season. The Cubs are the oldest currently active American professional sports club, continuously existing in the same city for their entire history.
5. Atlanta Braves
The Atlanta Braves are a Major League Baseball (MLB) team in Atlanta, Georgia, playing in the Eastern Division of the National League. The Braves have played home games at Turner Field since 1997 and play spring training games in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. In 2017, the team is to move to a new $672 million stadium complex in the Cumberland highrise district of Cobb County just north of the I-285 bypass.
4. San Francisco Giants
The San Francisco Giants are a Major League Baseball (MLB) team based in San Francisco, California that plays in the National League West Division. Originally known as the New York Giants, the team moved to San Francisco in 1958.
3. Los Angeles Dodgers
The Los Angeles Dodgers are a professional baseball team located in Los Angeles, California. The Dodgers are members of the National League West division of Major League Baseball (MLB). Established in 1883, the team originated in Brooklyn, New York, where it was known by a number of nicknames before becoming the Brooklyn Dodgers definitively by 1932.
2. Boston Red Sox
The Boston Red Sox are an American professional baseball team based in Boston, Massachusetts, that competes in Major League Baseball (MLB). They are members of the East Division of the American League(AL). The Red Sox have won 8 World Series, having appeared in 12. Founded in 1901 as one of the American League's eight charter franchises, the Red Sox's home ballpark has been Fenway Park since 1912. The "Red Sox" name was chosen by the team owner, John I. Taylor, around 1908, following previous Boston teams that had been known as the "Red Stockings".
1. New York Yankees
The New York Yankees are an American professional baseball team based in the Bronx borough of New York City that competes in Major League Baseball (MLB) in the American League's (AL) East Division. One of the AL's eight charter franchises, the club was founded in Baltimore, Maryland in 1901 as the Baltimore Orioles. The team moved to New York City in 1903 and became the New York Highlanders, before taking "Yankees" as their official name in 1913.
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