Originally posted on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 6/1/12

When it comes to sharing photos on Instagram, baseball fans have hit the grand slam. VenueSeen – a social media management/monitoring tool that pulls in location-specific photos, comments, tips and reviews from Instagram, Foursquare and Foodspotting — recently published an infographic, Instagram at the Ball Park!, showing that 40,670 photos have been shared from all of the Major League ballparks on Instagram in the first four weeks of the season.

Here are a few additional statistics VenueSeen found:

  • There is a 400% increase of ballpark photos posted from the full 2011 season, in just the first four weeks of the 2012 season
  • When it comes to the ballpark with the most Instagram photos, AT&T Park, home of the San Francisco Giants, hits it out of the park with 5,991 photos.
  • Six cities with Major League ballparks each have over 1,900 photos tagged on Instagram.
  • The ranking of where each MLB park stands in terms of photos shared on Instagram.
  • when it comes to Cubs fans posting Instagram photos vs. White Sox fans — the Cubs have a huge leg up with almost 3 times as many photos.

This infographic is brought to you by VenueSeen. VenueSeen tracks, organizes and analyzes the photos taken at your venues from Instagram, Foursquare and more.

Paul M. Banks is CEO of The Sports Bank.net, an official Google News site generating millions of unique visitors. He’s also a regular contributor to Chicago Now, Walter Football.com, Yardbarker, and Fox Sports

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