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Big Numbers Posted at All-Star Events

Updated: 07/18/2014 4:30 PM
Created: 07/18/2014 3:58 PM KSTP.com
By: Lauren Beukelman

As the Twin Cities recuperates from a week of All-Star mania, the Minnesota Twins and the MLB have set out to measure the event's overall success.

With many of the highest numbers recorded in All-Star history, the 2014 MLB All-Star Game played at Target Field appears promising. Here are just a few of the impressive numbers tallied throughout the week:

11.34 Million: Numbers of viewers for the 85th All-Star Game. This is the largest average audience for the event since 2010.

$8,575,800: Money donated by the MLB and the Minnesota Twins. This is the largest legacy community contribution ever made by MLB and its host club.

2.6 Million: Canadians that watched some part of the MLB All-Star Game on Sportsnet making it the most-watched MLB All-Star Game in network history.

121,169: Attendance for three days of ballpark events at Target Field.

233: Number of countries that the All-Star Game was viewed in.

31: Players who were first time All-Stars.


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