Follow Major League Baseball on Twitter

By: Chris Gabbard - April 6, 2012

Today is the final day of the first day of Major League Baseball, if that makes any sense. The last teams are having there opening day today, meaning MLB is officially underway.

Twitter is getting serious about baseball this year, and they have some new ways to stay in touch with all the latest news, and interact with players and insiders like never before.

Twitter has organized a huge line-up of writers, managers, and owners for you to follow, including MLB official pages, FOX Sports: MLB, Tommy Lasorda, Orel Hershiser, Bill Simmons, and so on.

It wouldn’t be #OpeningDay without a Jeter marriage proposal … 1 hour ago via Social Marketing Hub ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

#MLBisBACK! How are you celebrating #OpeningDay?! Tweet us your pics. 1 day ago via web ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

Good luck to Don Mattingly and the 2012 @Dodgers. As Branch Rickey said, luck is the residue of design. Your hard work will pay off! 1 day ago via Twitter for BlackBerry® ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

Great to have the Red Sox back in my life. 1 day ago via web ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

Twitter is joining forces with MLB to bring fan interaction to a new level. Cincinatti Red Brandon Phillips recently invited two fans to hang out with him during spring training after they won a contest he held on Twitter.

Or you can give them suggestions on their game. What do you think Matt Kemp should use for his walk up song this year?

Does anyone have ideas about my walk up songs this year? 8 days ago via Echofon ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

Or get a glimpse of players lives outside of the field…

Clubhouse question of the day: Is hunger games based on a true story? #really 3 days ago via Echofon ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

Relief pitchers don’t have to be smart.

Stay connected to General Manager’s accounts to see how your favorite team is shaping up this year. Mets GM Sandy Alderson tells fans about some great prospects to watch out for:

.@heyjoenyc Among position players further away, Den Dekker, Puello, Flores & Lagares should all be fun to watch. They looked good today. 44 days ago via web ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

Or follow analysts and insiders for the latest trade rumors and roster moves.

Johnny Damon looking for opportunity with 450 PAs, according to agent Scott Boras. “Damon will be signed by May 1st; just don’t know where.” 4 days ago via web ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

Follow Twitter’s MLB list for complete coverage of the national pastime. No matter where you look, you will find fun stuff for all your baseball needs.

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Chris GabbardChris Gabbard is a staff writer for WebProNews. Follow him on Google+, Pinterest, StumbleUpon, and Twitter

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