PageData: New York Yankees Gaining The Most MLB Likes This Week

While most baseball fans either love or hate the New York Yankees, the team is growing in Facebook popularity. Already the most-liked baseball team on Facebook, the Yankees have added the most likes this past week of any Major League Baseball team, and by a wide margin. The team that has gained the second-most likes this week is the Los Angeles Dodgers, followed by the Boston Red Sox, and the Atlanta Braves.

Here are the figures from sister site PageData, showing the teams that have gained the most likes this week:

Name Likes Δ Today Δ This Week PTAT Δ Today Δ This Week
New York Yankees 6,340,453 +431 +4,172 141,136 0 +8,078
Los Angeles Dodgers 1,363,816 +445 +2,723 131,777 -16,634 -66,290
Boston Red Sox 3,811,684 +316 +2,366 61,988 0 -29,134
Atlanta Braves 1,307,899 +253 +1,813 102,329 -10,189 -26,327
San Francisco Giants 1,688,837 +211 +1,715 193,890 0 +33,243
St. Louis Cardinals 1,395,065 +197 +1,484 75,982 0 +742
Texas Rangers 1,469,759 +204 +1,330 62,885 0 -16,072
Cincinnati Reds 657,496 +164 +1,288 60,629 0 +4,340
Detroit Tigers 1,200,081 +149 +1,176 83,391 0 -18,662
Toronto Blue Jays 519,088 +150 +938 15,034 0 -756
Baltimore Orioles 463,388 +75 +819 29,561 +442 +2,128
Arizona Diamondbacks 291,075 +83 +763 35,649 +1,549 +9,135
Washington Nationals 223,100 +66 +763 12,790 0 +56
Oakland Athletics 380,018 +173 +735 17,741 0 -19,292
Pittsburgh Pirates 402,946 +141 +721 13,799 0 -5,089
Colorado Rockies 506,110 +67 +714 27,022 -1,260 +2,086
Chicago Cubs 1,764,940 +60 +679 38,612 0 -6,440
New York Mets 630,955 +91 +644 52,215 0 +33,194
Cleveland Indians 570,029 +82 +588 24,086 +1,369 +1,645
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 555,449 +62 +560 29,586 +7,749 +8,498
Chicago White Sox 976,999 +68 +525 26,263 +11,020 +5,061
Kansas City Royals 323,236 +86 +518 23,479 0 +1,295
Milwaukee Brewers 634,224 +72 +504 13,882 0 -10,556
Seattle Mariners 542,628 +64 +490 18,348 0 -12,285
Tampa Bay Rays 453,675 +132 +455 24,643 0 +7,903
San Diego Padres 403,784 +52 +406 25,629 0 -532
Minnesota Twins 803,030 +53 +308 27,134 +4,618 +12,201
Miami Marlins 306,515 +53 +301 3,752 0 -2,240
Philadelphia Phillies 1,303,075 +42 +294 30,804 0 -4,767
Houston Astros 458,047 +41 +266 8,093 0 -273

 

The Yankees have one of the most internationally diverse fan bases in the sport, and it shows on Facebook. Only 64 percent of the Yankees’ Facebook fans are from the U.S., with Mexico and Venezuela also being significant home countries.

Readers: Are you a Facebook fan of your favorite baseball team?

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