A site recently compiled a list of how many teams in the NBA, NFL, MLB and NHL have social media followers and we were intrigued to see how the top four sports teams in the Arizona stacked up.
And we admit it, we were a little surprised by the results.
The list, respected by bookmakers.comcounted the Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Tik-Tok followers of each team to get the total number of followers for each club.
Arizona’s most popular team, according to the list, was no contest.
The Phoenix Suns are by far the most followed major Arizona sports team on social media.
The Arizona NBA team has 1.5 million followers on Twitter, 1.9 million on Facebook, 2.6 million on Instagram and 415,000 on Tik-Tok for a total of 6,415,000 followers.
The second most followed major sports team in the state on social media?
The Arizona Cardinals, who have a combined 4,121,000 subscribers.
The Arizona NFL team has 1 million Twitter followers, 1.3 million Facebook followers and 1.1 Instagram followers. He has 721,000 followers on Tik-Tok.
The Arizona Diamondbacks, who have 1,918,000 social media followers, are next on the list of Arizona sports teams.
The Arizona MLB team has 611,000 Twitter followers, 733,000 Facebook followers, 422,000 Instagram followers and 152,000 Tik-Tok followers.
The Arizona Coyotes are last among Arizona’s four major professional sports teams in terms of social media followers.
They have 396,000 Twitter followers, 294,000 Facebook followers, 312,000 Instagram followers and 123,000 Tik-Tok followers for a total of 1,125,000 followers.
Arizona sports team lags behind others on social media after
The Suns rank 22nd among the NBA’s 30 teams for social media followers, with the Los Angeles Lakers topping the list with 52 million followers.
The Detroit Pistons are last in the NBA with 4.4 million followers on their social media accounts.
The Cardinals are 30th out of 32 NFL teams in terms of social media followers. The Dallas Cowboys top that list with 17.8 million followers.
The Jacksonville Jaguars are last with 2.4 million.
The Diamondbacks rank 29th out of 30 MLB teams among social media followers. Only the Miami Marlins, at 1.7 million, have fewer followers.
The New York Yankees top the MLB list with nearly 15 million.
As for the Coyotes, they rank 29th out of 32 NHL teams in terms of social media followers. The Chicago Blackhawks top this list with 6.8 million followers, while the Florida Panthers have the fewest with one million.
Bookmakers.com also ranked the top 124 professional sports teams by social media followers and the Suns came in at 42nd.
The Cardinals were No. 79. The Diamondbacks were No. 109. The Coyotes came in at No. 121.
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