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The World Series may have played out on Fox, but it also made its mark 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 percent to 38 percent 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
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:
5. New York
7. New Jersey
10. New Hampshire
Facebook also provided TheWrap with a map showing geographic fan allegiance:
Boston first baseman and designated hitter David Ortiz was named MVP of the Series after batting .688, 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 champion 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)
Here are the reactions from some of the champion Red Sox most famous fans:
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