After Kansas City clinched the dramatic win, the @Royals shared the joy on the field with fans:
And brought fans behind the scenes of the locker room celebration:
KC players turned to Twitter as well:
Fellow @MLB players congratulated the champs on Twitter:
As did celebs:
Tweets about the #WorldSeries generated 1.9 billion impressions (views) on Twitter and across the web since the series began through the thrilling final fifth game.
Here are the moments that generated the biggest peaks of Twitter conversation during the series — all of which came in the final game — measured in Tweets per minute (TPM):
- End of Game 5: the @Royals win the 2015 World Series.
- Game 5: Lorenzo Cain three-run double in the 12th inning gives @Royals 7-2 lead over the @Mets.
- Game 5: @Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer (@TheRealHos35) scores game-tying run in 9th inning on ground out to third base.
Here are the most-mentioned @Royals players on Twitter, led by Hosmer, since the series began:
Despite just missing out on this year’s title, the @Mets captivated fans during their postseason run and made sure to thank them on Twitter:
The Royals also thanked fans:
- David Wright
- Yoenis Cespedes (@ynscspds)
- Daniel Murphy
We’ll leave you with this @TwitterMoments recap of the thrilling clincher: