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.