There Were 62,000 Tweets Per Minute as the 2017 World Series Ended

The three most-mentioned Astros were Jose Altuve, Yulieski Gurriel and Alex Bregman

The Houston Astros won the first World Series in franchise history

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:

  1. The Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in game seven to win the championship.
  2. 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.
  3. 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:

  1. Jose Altuve (@JoseAltuve27)
  2. Yulieski Gurriel (@el_yuly10)
  3. Bregman (@ABREG_1)

And the three-most-mentioned members of the Dodgers were:

  1. Yu Darvish (@faridyu)
  2. Clayton Kershaw (@ClaytonKersh22)
  3. Yasiel Puig (@YasielPuig)

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:

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