Latest Leaders

Updated 4:37 p.m. ET on Friday: Looking forward to all the posts on the new stadium-travel blog by Baseball Tourist. Cool to see our friends at Phillies Ballgirls posting their favorite moments of the season, you might want to do the same. Congrats to Jane Heller on some great pub for her upcoming book about the Yankees. Hey, Skip, glad to have you here and I’m sure you’d like to have April to do over again. Welcome back, Tiff!

Updated 7:55 p.m. ET on Thursday: My story on MLB.TV Home & Away
just went live on the MLB.com homepage and all club sites. Be sure
you’re an MLB.TV subscriber — now there is another great reason!

Here are MLBlogs latest leaders as of 2 p.m. ET on Sept. 10 — based on page views for month to date. Leave your comments on any of these with your URL and you have just boosted your own visibility. Then keep them on your blog because you’re great.

MLB PRO BLOGS

1. MLB.com Organizational Report (#1 overall MLBlog)
2. Inside the Dodgers
3. The Pulse – Mark DeRosa
4. Bombers Beat
5. The Baseball Collector
6. October Gonzo
7. Brownie Points
8. Beck’s Blog
9. Castro Turf
10. Inside the White Sox
11. Major League Bastian
12. Postcards from Elysian Fields
13. *touch* ‘em all – Alyssa Milano
14. Obviously, You’re Not a Golfer
15. MLB.com’s Fantasy 411
16. Newberg Report
17. Dining with ‘Dre – Andre Ethier
18. Red Sox Insider Blog
19. The USA Baseball 16U Blog
20. Torre Stories – Joe Torre
21. Tommy Lasorda’s World – Tommy Lasorda
22. Behind the Mask – Bengie Molina
23. B3: Big, Bald and Beautiful
24. Around the Horn in KC
25. Gameday
26. Friar John’s Blog
27. MLB Urban Youth Academy
28. Yankee Stadium Memories
29. Down the Line with the Phillies Ballgirls
30. Twins Ballpark Update

FAN MLBLOGS

1. Inside Pitch
2. Red State Blue State
3. All Baseball All The Time
4. Blogging Dodgers and Baseball
5. Prince of New York
6. Stefan’s Yankee Blog
7. FutureAngels.com
8. FAN ON THE FIELD.net (aka SOXTOBER GONZOES)
9. Confessions of a She-Fan
10. The Baseball Collector – Chris Los
11. Pick Me Up Some Mets!
12. Big Pupi – Baseball Dog Blogger
13. THE BOSTON RED SOX BLOG
14. Yogi Brewer
15. Angry Fan’s Baseball Fix
16. Bruce Markusen’s Cooperstown Confidential
17. (Transplanted) Nation – A Boston Red Sox Blog
18. Rays Renegade
19. 161 and River: Yankee News and Analysis
20. Pittsburgh Pirates – Bucco Blog
21. nickyformets
22. sittingstill
23. Redbird Chatter
24. The Brewer Nation
25. Yankees Chick
26. Bleeding Pinstripes
27. Diamondhacks
28. Red Sox Hen
29. Rock Pile Rant
30. Baseball, The Yankees, and Life…
31. Joe Fuller Red Sox Fantasy 08
32. The ‘Burgh Blues
33. Baby Paul’s Blog
34. Cardinal Girl
35. The Mets Blog
36. Who’s in Right Field? — My Brewers Blog
37. District Boy
38. Hook, Line Drive, & Sinker
39. For everything else, there’s Yankees Baseball
just Google for the following:
40. Baseball Bats
41. Phillies Red Pinstripes
42. Academy Barons
43. We’re talkin Homer, Blue Jays and MLB
44. Unfinished Business: The San Diego Padres 2008 Season
45. Dugout Diary
46. Bears, Beers, and Yankee Baseball
47. Statistician Magician
48. Ballpark Frank
49. Phillies Phollowers
50. Red Sox Nation Daily

blogmain.jpgAt the end of the season, I’ll put together a 2008 list to see who dominated the year in MLBlogs traffic. Hope you guys like the panel image (right) that I cobbled together for the MLBlogs.com homepage. Hey, everyone: Please make your profile pic YOU! This is one reason — I just looked for profile pics to swipe from MLBlogs to make that graphic. You can put pics of your favorite player within your blog posts — use the profile pic to show people the blog author’s identity.

October Gonzo kind of owns that MLBlogs.com real estate these days, so I wanted to slip this in and we’ll do it more. BTW, for the few MLBloggers I have seen who gripe about OG getting too much limelight on the MLBLogs.com homepage, my question to you is this: How many times do you have a nationwide TV commercial running constantly that prominently says MLBlogs.com at the end of it and thus is driving lots of viewers here to possibly experience fans’ blogs for the first time? I am so proud that MLB decided this year to make blogs the centerpiece of our national TV postseason ad campaign. Keep it up, I’ll make sure there are a thousand OG images on the MLBlogs homepage if needed. Instead of complaining that OG gets too much attention, I would think the
smart blogger would regularly post astute comments (with your URL) on his blog, giving people a glimpse of why they need to keep visiting you, being a key part of the OG community. Be smart when you promote.

Big welcome to some new Halo bloggers, and I want to especially make sure you check out a GREAT post by this MLBlogger. It’s a perfect example of how an MLBlog can be your way of documenting that dream day at the ballpark.

Make sure you join the new MLBlogs Facebook Page! Lots of other MLBloggers like http://crazedbluejay.mlblogs.com/ (starting off at No. 200 overall) are over there. It’s another way for you to promote your MLBlog. Be sure to join, post images/pics, and say hi to everyone.

28 Comments

Hi Mark, I wanted to thank-you for the kind welcoming words to the MLBlogs Community… I’m still feeling my way around as this is the first time I’ve done this… I had tried to comment on a couple of blogs before and kept getting a “you do not have permission to comment please sign out” message… but ow I think I’ve figured it out… Anyways, I’m having fun talking about the sport I love so much! Thanks, man!
~Skip
http://skiponsecond.mlblogs.com/

Hi Mark, I wanted to thank-you for the kind welcoming words to the MLBlogs Community… I’m still feeling my way around as this is the first time I’ve done this… I had tried to comment on a couple of blogs before and kept getting a “you do not have permission to comment please sign out” message… but ow I think I’ve figured it out… Anyways, I’m having fun talking about the sport I love so much! Thanks, man!
~Skip
http://skiponsecond.mlblogs.com/

I have had a ton of frinds call and tell me you put me on a “clickie” on the bottom right of the header right under October Gonzo’s banner.

That means a lot ot me as a past sport writer who loost the passion 24 years ago, but you guys helped me resurface and reanimate a special part of my life…………Baseball.

Now looking forward to my first October in the Trop.

The rankings make me wish I had an MLBlog just to see where I would stand. But even if I don’t have on I like reading them.
http://mrmetbro.blogspot.com
-Ellie

Don…following up today on this, hopefully data is all backed up, larger issue is that we can follow digital footprints and involve mlb legal…will stay in touch with you.

V, glad to hear your OG thoughts and you are such a superstar out there commenting on other MLBlogs and growing this community…thanks.

Ryan, glad you got that worked out…in time to blog about a no-hitter!

I wish I could automate the data to make Latest Leaders daily, would have to strip out #s, right now just running a script and then manually linking all the URLs (the main time-eater). For the rest of this season will try to do this weekly. – Mark

Hi Mark, I have a problem, I logged into my account and all of my blogs are gone. It’s like they were erased, someone has gotten into my facebook account twice and had it closed, and got into my email too. I am writing this to ask you if my blogs disappearing is a technical glitch or if someone maliciously erased them all. I have a stat tracker and I think I have the IP Address. Can you please help me with this …Please contact me..My blog is completely empty…Don Rock Pile Ranter

Mark,

You rock man. Thanks for putting my picture on the homepage. My friends and family got a kick out of it.

Jeremy
http://homerfoodandhistory.mlblogs.com/

I’d love for you all to check out my blog, Prose and Ivy, as I’d love for more of you to become regular readers…however, disregard my last comment…I figured out how to reset the link list column back to the right side of the page. Thanks!

Ryan
http://onedayatwrigleyac000000.mlblogs.com/

I was kinda bothered by OG’s takeover at first but I don’t mind anymore.
I’m very glad to see the push to get other blogs out there though Mark :)
V – http://flairforthedramatic.mlblogs.com

Uh-oh. I just edited a posting of mine (the one titled “Yikes”, ironically) and in an effort to cut and paste a photo to the posting by copying the HTML mode for the same photo that I used on a different post…somehow…after pasting and hitting save…my entire right side (all of the assets from the author one on top, down to the last link list/asset) is now for some reason lined up in the middle of my page below all of the postings.

You wouldn’t happened to know how I could set his back would you? Anyone? Here’s my blog, please tell me if any of you know what I may have done wrong. THANKS!
http://onedayatwrigleyac000000.mlblogs.com/

Ryan

Red State Blue State. Now things are just gettin’ good. Check it out.
–Jeff
http://redstatebluestate.mlblogs.com/

Wow,

When I started blogging on here almost 105 entries ago, and it seems like just yesterday.
I was just wanting to get the word out about my home team, the Tampa Bay Rays.

Thank you a million for everyone who has clicked on my page, and I hope you have enjoyed the content. It is made for the true fans of baseball, and not just Rays fans.

Again, thank you for putting me up at # 18 again, and being the Rays blogger of choice on MLBlogs last month.

Sweet!

Nice to see myself (and a bunch of my friends) on these lists.

Thanks for all your hard word with MLBlogs. Sorry I haven’t commented lately on yours, but I’ve been ALL over the place lately and have been struggling just to keep up with mine.

-The Baseball Collector
http://snaggingbaseballs.mlblogs.com/

Nah. It doesn’t sound like you read a word of what I said. He has a constant national TV commercial throughout each week. Why are you acting like it’s nothing? He is the only blog (anywhere on the Internet) with the legal capability/access to show any MLB highlight past or present…so you’ve just underestimated the appeal of his content as you focus on words. Instead of trying to be so competitive, maybe you should think about the benefit he brings you. Our MLBlogs.com homepage is such a small part of the ways people can promote themselves as bloggers…and promoting oneself is No. 1 as a blogger. Go with it…”don’t complain, jump on the OG train!” OG is eyeballs for you. Having said all this, the one thing we do agree on is that we want to keep adding more ways for MLBloggers to find each other, sorry we haven’t been able to roll some of them out as there is development happening here at MLB Advanced Media ongoing all the time and blogs being among the many. There are definitely a lot of things we want to do. Make sure you use the tag search functionality on MLBlogs.com as one.

October Gonzo DOES get too much attention. He is always on the homepage, and what does he do? He asks who is going to hit the most home runs or who will strike out the most batters come September. Big deal. He probably got a commercial becuse he works for MLBlogs. There are many bloggers (myself included) who are always leaving comments on popular blogs and do not know why their traffic is so slow. The only reason OG gets so many views is because he is always on the homepage. There needs to be some better way of finding new MLBlogs.

http://metsmainman.mlblogs.com

Thank you all at MLBlogs.com. Logging in and seeing my mug in the middle of Mark DeRosa and Joe Torre. You all are awesome. Keep up the GREAT work..Rock Pile Ranter
http://baseballsnatcher.mlblogs.com/

Hey, thanks for putting my photo on the MLB Bloggers home page! It’s mighty nice to have my name in the same sentence as Joe Torre too!

http://janeheller.mlblogs.com

After nearly a year’s absence, I have returned to the blogging world to try and motivate my Redbirds to a postseason appearance. I would appreciate any of you coming and checking out the blog.

Thanks,
Tiffany
http://redbirdfever.mlblogs.com/

After nearly a year’s absence, I have returned to the blogging world to try and motivate my Redbirds to a postseason appearance. I would appreciate any of you coming over and checking out the blog.

Thanks,
Tiffany
http://redbirdfever.mlblogs.com/

Congratulations …

To all the blogs on the “Fan MLBlog” list and “MLB Pro Blog” list … My Blog was #30, and I’m honored to be part of all the great blogs listed … Everybody, “have fun”, and keep up the great work !!! … Jimmy [27NYY] …

http://baseballtheyankeesandlife.mlblogs.com/

Thanks for the mention. My blog is on fire right now, like the late season Blue Jay winning streak.

This is also a great way for me to check out other bloggers.
http://homerfoodandhistory.mlblogs.com/

Thanks for posting Mark! It is cool to see me in the top 10. I want to be in the top 5th next.

Check out my blog and comments guys!

-Chris
The Baseball Collector
http://baseballcollector.mlblogs.com
http://snaggingbaseballs.com

Very excited to be in the top ten, Mark! Thanks for the heads up.

Your article about 9/11 was great. I read about Lauren and her husband in today’s NY Times and they mentioned her interest in baseball. I wish the Yankees were doing better, if only to keep up her spirits.

As for your literary agent issue, email me via my web site. Tell me your tale of woe and I’ll try to make constructive suggestions!

– Jane
http://janeheller.mlblogs.com
http://www.janeheller.com

Wow, I’m #44. Jake Peavy’s number!! This is my first time on the list, so thanks for reading about the Padres!
Kaybee (kaybee.mlblogs.com)

No love for the AL East leading Rays? I guess there is always next time.

Devon

http://raysarchive.mlblogs.com/

Back on the list baby, Number 29. Thanks for reading the Rock Pile Rant. I’m honored to be in such good company…I know I can do even better…Thanks goes out to my regular readers..Don…Rock Pile Ranter..Mobile Blogger

37! A-w-e-s-o-m-e! (first time I’ve ever been on the list)

Now all I need to do is type up some more entries!

Hook, Line, Drive, and Sinker – it’s an honor to be right in front of you. It has been one of my favorite blogs! The Photo Shop King!

Aaron
http://districtboy.mlblogs.com/

Down to 32? Yikes. Need to kick it up!
http://theburghblues.mlblogs.com/

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