The final out of the seventh and final game of the 2017 World Series generated 62,000 tweets per minute, making it Twitter’s most-tweeted-about moment during the Fall Classic.
The top three World Series moments on Twitter were:
- The Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in game seven to win the championship.
- Carlos Correa hits a two-run home run in the bottom of the seventh inning of game five to give the Astros an 11-8 lead.
- Alex Bregman hits a walk-off single in the bottom of the 10th inning of game five to give the Astros a 13-12 win.
The three most-mentioned Astros players were:
And the three-most-mentioned members of the Dodgers were:
T-Mobile president and CEO John Legere announced in a tweet that the wireless carrier’s #HR4HR initiative with Team Rubicon to raise funds for hurricane recovery efforts resulted in a donation of more than $2.5 million by Major League Baseball’s official wireless sponsor.
Finally, Twitter shared highlights of Wednesday night’s World Series tweets in a blog post: