Located in Detroit, the Tigers have built up a large quantity of fans which contributes to their overall success. This is partly because of the way the team utilizes their social media accounts. This is seen on Instagram (691K followers), Twitter (1.46M followers), and Facebook (2.18M followers). With all of these followers, the team is able to update their fans on all things Tigers, keeping the fans very content. Commonly, the team posts highlights, post game interviews, and team updates in the offseason. During this past offseason, the team has been posting about player birthdays, special events, or community service activities within the franchise. Overall, this leads to a satisfied fanbase, as they remain engaged with the team, even when there aren’t any games being played.
The summer is in full swing and sports events and games are happening all summer long! The question is, what are the must-see events and where will you be to watch them?
CONCACAF Gold Cup – July 7 to 26, 2017
The CONCACAF Gold Cup is held every two years and consists of North American, Central American and Caribbean teams. The winners of this overall tournament will go on to play the winners of the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup (a one-match playoff to determine which team qualifies for the 2021 FIFA Confederations Cup). While team Mexico and team USA are the favorites to meet in the final, don’t count out Panama, Jamaica and Costa Rica from making a run to the championship game.