MLB teams ranked by Twitter followers

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June 17, 2013 by juicefong

Really nerding out on some data tonight. Got curious about which MLB teams had the most Twitter followers for their official accounts. Some jerks at a statistics website want you to pay for this data, which I culled in about 3 minutes. Data as of June 16, 2013.

1. New York Yankees 914,125
2. Philadelphia Phillies 763,918
3. Boston Red Sox 484,338
4. San Francisco Giants 434,835
5. Atlanta Braves 348,435
6. Los Angeles Dodgers 301,514
7. St. Louis Cardinals 300,737
8. Texas Rangers 289,805
9. Toronto Blue Jays 286,316
10. Detroit Tigers 268,822
11. Chicago Cubs 248,789
12. Cincinnati Reds 212,058
13. New York Mets 188,381
14. Minnesota Twins 158,092
15. Baltimore Orioles 149,044
16. Chicago White Sox 142,399
17. Milwaukee Brewers 141,714
18. Pittsburgh Pirates 133,071
19. Cleveland Indians 132,509
20. Washington Nationals 128,519
21. Seattle Mariners 118,317
22. Oakland Athletics 118,101
23. Kansas City Royals 117,004
24. Los Angeles Angels 115,124
25. Tampa Bay Rays 114,587
26. Colorado Rockies 90,483
27. Houston Astros 87,570
28. Miami Marlins 86,673
29. Arizona Diamondbacks 86,614
30. San Diego Padres 80,995

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