Tigers vs. Twins hits ratings home run


The 163rd game of the regular season to decide whether the Detroit Tigers or Minnesota Twins would advance to the playoffs was the most-watched  televised game of the 2009 regular season averaging 6.543  million viewers watching on TBS Tuesday night.

The Twins won 6-5 in dramatic fashion in the bottom of the 12th inning.   The  game had a 27.1 rating in Minnesota and a 24.6 rating in Detroit.

The game outpaced last years tiebreaker between the Twins and Chicago White Sox by 57 percent.   The game was seen by 2.81 million adults 18-49.

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