POSTED: Friday, September 6, 2013 - 12:00am
UPDATED: Friday, September 6, 2013 - 12:04am
BATON ROUGE, LA — The LSU baseball program increased its number of Twitter fans to over 50,000 on Thursday as the Tigers are the most-followed team in college baseball. LSU also has nearly 270,000 Facebook fans.
In fact, according to sportsfangraph.com, LSU Baseball has more Facebook followers (266,592) than the Washington Nationals (238,403) of Major League Baseball.
LSU is No. 32 in the sportsfangraph.com overall rankings of baseball social media followers, trailing only the MLB clubs and MLB’s official social media account. The Tigers are ranked ahead every minor league organization and all other college baseball programs.