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This article was published on August 8, 2011

Major League Baseball: Which team has the most Facebook fans?

Major League Baseball: Which team has the most Facebook fans?
Courtney Boyd Myers
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Courtney Boyd Myers

Courtney Boyd Myers is the founder of audience.io, a transatlantic company designed to help New York and London based technology startups gr Courtney Boyd Myers is the founder of audience.io, a transatlantic company designed to help New York and London based technology startups grow internationally. Previously, she was the Features Editor and East Coast Editor of TNW covering New York City startups and digital innovation. She loves magnets + reading on a Kindle. You can follow her on Facebook, Twitter @CBM and .

Remember our post, What brands do college kids Like on Facebook? Well, our awesome friends at iStrategyLabs have done it again, this time extracting a massive amount of social data surrounding Major League Baseball to understand which team has the biggest fan base on Facebook.

No surprise here, the Yankees and Red Sox are in the lead, with the Marlins, Angels, and Giants maintaining impressive followings. If this really pisses you off and you can’t stand Derek Jeter, check out this neat Chrome app, which allows you to remove the Yankees’ star batter completely from the Internet.

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