Baseball’s best shine in the 2015 @MLB #ASG

By Andrew Barge
Wednesday, 15 July 2015

Baseball’s top stars took the diamond at Great American Ballpark (home of the @Reds) for the @MLB All-Star Game and as usual, all of the exciting action before, during and after the battle for World Series home field advantage took place on Twitter.

Conversation about the #ASG
Fans, players and teams Tweeted throughout the night to discuss the the American League’s 6-3 victory.

Here are the most Tweeted about moments of the Midsummer Classic:

  1. @MikeTrout leadoff home run gives AL 1-0 lead
  2. End of game: American League defeats National League 6-3
  3. Jacob deGrom (@JdeGrom19) strikes out the side with 10 pitches in the top of the 6th

These were the most-mentioned American League players during the game telecast:

  1. Mike Trout (@MikeTrout)
  2. Lorenzo Cain
  3. Albert Pujols (@PujolsFive)

And these were the most-mentioned NL players during the game telecast:

  1. Jacob deGrom (@JdeGrom19)
  2. Zack Greinke
  3. Clayton Kershaw (@ClaytonKersh22)

All-stars Tweeted about their experience:


As did other @MLB players who watched along with fans:



MLB Teams got in on the action, too:



Even one of the game’s all-time greats joined the #ASG conversation:

@MLB also allowed fans to vote for the MVP, which went to @MikeTrout, on Twitter:



#ASGRedCarpet
A Vine 360 Booth brought @MLB fans closer to the pre-game festivities. Here are a few favorites:



And here are some fun Twitter Mirror shots from @MLBNetwork before the game:



The @Reds hometown hero and #HRDerby champ took to Twitter to thank his fans on the morning of the #ASG for an amazing night:

Turn to Twitter to follow @MLB and your favorite teams and players for what will be a very exciting second half of the baseball season. And read more here about the festivities that led up to the Midsummer classic, such as the #HRDerby, #FuturesGame and #CelebSoftball game.