World Series Game 5

via press release:

Red Sox Win World Series, Top Cardinals on Facebook

The Boston Red Sox defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1 at Fenway Park in Boston on Wednesday night to win Game 6 of the World Series and clinch Major League Baseball’s 2013 championship title. Boston also dominated the conversation on Facebook, generating over 32 million interactions by more than 11 million unique people on the social media platform for the entire 2013 World Series.

The Red Sox out-buzzed the Cardinals 62% to 38% in terms of Facebook chatter, and men did most of the talking throughout the Series. Here are the Top 5 Demos:

1.   Men 25-34

2.   Men 35-44

3.   Men 18-24

4.   Men 45-54

5.   Women 25-34

The Red Sox’s home state of Massachusetts topped the list of states with the biggest buzz. Missouri, home to the Cardinals, was second on the list. Six out of the top 10 states buzzing about the 2013 World Series on Facebook are all in the northeastern United States. Here’s the list:

1.   Massachusetts

2.   Missouri

3.   California

4.   Illinois

5.   New York

6.   Florida

7.   New Jersey

8.   Pennsylvania

9.   Connecticut

10. New Hampshire

Boston first baseman and designated hitter David Ortiz was named MVP of the Series, and was by far the most-talked-about player on Facebook. Ortiz, aka Big Papi, received four times the buzz than any other individual player. Eight out of the top 10 most-buzzed-about players all play for Boston. Here’s the list of players:

1.   David Ortiz (DH/1B, Boston)

2.   David Ross (C, Boston)

3.   Jon Lester (P, Boston)

4.   Carlos Beltran (OF, St. Louis)

5.   Will Middlebrooks (3B, Boston)

6.   Jonny Gomes (OF, Boston)

7.   Michael Wacha (P, St. Louis)

8.   Dustin Pedroia (2B, Boston)

9.   Mike Napoli (1B, Boston)

10. Steven Drew (SS, Boston)

Posted by:TV By The Numbers

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