The 2010 Major League Baseball All-Star Game is tomorrow. Baseball’s best will be showcasing their skills on the field, but off the field New York Yankee’s Nick Swisher reaped the rewards of his strong Twitter presence. Swisher was one of five players in the running for the final spot on the AL roster. Swisher received nearly 10 million votes in the “Final Vote”, and won the last spot on the roster. Swisher used Twitter as his main marketing platform to win over the fans’ votes. The Yankee outfielder got the likes of Mayor Bloomberg, Jessica Alba, and Ivana Trump to help retweet his message to vote and send him to the All-Star Game. That being said, it comes as no surprise that Swisher is the most influential MLB player on Twitter. See if your favorite MLB All-Star cracked the Top 5 influencer list.
Here are the top 5 Twitter Influencers:
1.Nick Swisher, New York Yankees
2. Carl Crawford, Tampa Bay Rays
3. Jason Heyward, Atlanta Braves
4. David Price, Tampa Bay Rays
5. C.C. Sabathia, New York Yankees
What other baseball players do you follow on Twitter?