From Kate Upton and Barack Obama to Stephen King: Top 5 Biggest Celebrity Baseball Fans And Their Favorite Team

Published 06/08/2022, 9:00 AM EDT

Once the most popular game in America, baseball has been losing its audience with each passing year. However, baseball probably has the most loyal fans in the world. And when it comes to Major League Baseball, this game also has many celebrity fans. From Kate Upton to Barack Obama, MLB has some craziest of celebrity fans.

Though generally, celebrities do not get free time to support their favorite sports team, they do remain loyal to their favorite team. When someone supports their favorite team, it does not have to be the most successful team in the league.


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Because once anyone associates their emotions with a particular team, it remains with the person for a lifetime. Here is the list of Top-5 celebrity baseball fans.

Kate Upton—Houston Astros

It is not surprising, though, that if anyone thinks they are the biggest supporter of the MLB franchise, the Houston Astros, they might be wrong. As Hollywood actress, Kate Upton will probably top the list. The reason is his husband and the Astros’ ace, Justin Verlander.

The Astros have been a lucky charm for the celebrity couple. Ever since Verlander has been playing for the Astros, his life took a u-turn. When Verlander joined the Astros in the 2017 season, the Astros won their first-ever World Series title. In the same year, Verlander married his longtime girlfriend, Kate Upton.

Stephen King—Boston Red Sox

Stephen King does not need an introduction. The renowned author has written several famous novels. But does anyone know about his favorite baseball team?

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Like the millions of Red Sox fans, Stephen King is also one of the most loyal fans of the Boston Red Sox. He supported the team when it mattered the most. The Red Sox had gone through an 86-year of title drought between 1918 and 2004. The 74-year-old author is one of the biggest Red Sox fans.


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Barack Obama—Chicago White Sox, Paul Rudd—Kansas City Royals, and Tom Hanks—Oakland Athletics

It is no secret that the former US President, Barack Obama, is a massive fan of the Chicago White Sox. Obama has been a die-hard fan of the White Sox for a very long time.


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Talking about the favorite teams of Hollywood actors Paul Rudd and Tom Hanks, they support the Kansas City Royals and Oakland Athletics, respectively.

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Abhishek Kumar

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Abhishek Kumar is an MLB author at EssentiallySports. After completing his Master’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication, Abhishek has been working in the media industry since two years. Before joining EssentiallySports, he previously worked at APN News as a sub-editor, where he has written articles on sports and politics.