Social media: Changing how fans watch baseball


If You Write It, They Will Come

Recently, Major League Baseball asked its fans how they felt social media has changed their experience with watching the game. I’ve been meaning to share my thoughts on the subject, but wanted to put it in something a little more thought out than a tweet.

Social media has changed a lot of things in society. A fine example of that, is how major sports are starting to fully embrace it, allowing fans to have more direct interactions with not just the teams they root for, but even the players on those teams. Whether it’s Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, fans are welcoming social media with open arms.

I’ll stick with baseball, since I’ll admit it’s really the only sport that I use social media to help enhance my experience. With a few clicks on a mouse, I can instantly get all the late-breaking news from local and national media outlets, as…

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