Kings of Instagram: David Ortiz, Mike Trout, Bryce Harper tops in followers among MLB stars

Kings of Instagram: David Ortiz, Mike Trout, Bryce Harper tops in followers among MLB stars

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One can only imagine how many Instagram followers early baseball stars like Ty Cobb and Babe Ruth would have accumulated had the social media service existed a century earlier. As it is, nine of the ten-top most popular baseball players on Instagram, which was launched in 2010, are still active.

BASEBALL’S INSTAGRAM KINGS

For now, former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz still reigns as the top dog on Instagram as one of only three baseball players to have more than one million followers.

Kings of Instagram: David Ortiz, Mike Trout and Bryce Harper tops in followers among MLB stars

Close on Ortiz’ heels are a trio of young MVP winners in Mike Trout, Bryce Harper and Kris Bryant. Bubbling under the top ten is Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo.

UPDATED September 5, 2018

10) MIGUEL CABRERA

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José Miguel Cabrera Torres
Current team: Detroit Tigers
Born April 18, 1983 🇻🇪 Maracay, Venezuela
Instagram followers: 860 thousand

9) AARON JUDGE

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Aaron James Judge
Current team: New York Yankees
Born April 26, 1992 🇺🇸 Linden, California
Instagram followers: 945 thousand

8) JAVIER BAEZ

Ednel Javier Báez
Current team: Chicago Cubs
Born December 1, 1992 🇵🇷 Bayamón, Puerto Rico
Instagram followers: 1 million

7) ROBINSON CANO

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Robinson José Canó Mercedes
Current team: Seattle Mariners
Born October 22, 1982 🇩🇴 San Pedro de Macorís, DR
Instagram followers: 1 million

6) KRIS BRYANT

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Kristopher Lee Bryant
Current team: Chicago Cubs
Born January 4, 1992 🇺🇸 Las Vegas, Nevada
Instagram followers: 1 million

5) GIANCARLO STANTON

Giancarlo Cruz Michael Stanton
Current team: Miami Marlins
Born November 8, 1989 🇺🇸 Panorama City, California
Instagram followers: 1.1 million

4) JOSE ALTUVE

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José Carlos Altuve
Current team: Houston Astros
Born May 6, 1990 🇻🇪 Puerto Cabello, Venezuela
Instagram followers: 1.2 million

3) BRYCE HARPER

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Bryce Aron Max Harper
Current team: Washington Nationals
Born October 16, 1992 🇺🇸 Las Vegas, Nevada
Instagram followers: 1.4 million

2) MIKE TROUT

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Michael Nelson Trout
Current team: Los Angeles Angels
Born August 7, 1991 🇺🇸 Vineland, New Jersey
Instagram followers: 1.5 million

1) DAVID ORTIZ

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David Américo Ortiz Arias
Last team: Boston Red Sox
Born November 18, 1975 🇩🇴 Santo Domingo, DR
Instagram followers: 1.7 million

2018-09-05T09:01:26+00:00 September 5th, 2018|

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