You Won’t Believe How Many People Watched The Cubs Win The World Series Last Night
An estimated 40 million people watched the final game of the World Series Wednesday night.
According to early overnight numbers, Fox averaged a whopping 25.2 household rating as the Chicago Cubs beat the Cleveland Indians 8-7 at Progressive Field — winning their first World Series in 108 years.
Those numbers top the ratings for every other game this series, the Hollywood Reporter noted.
As the final numbers come out, it could count as the most-watched baseball game in over 15 years.
The game stretched into the early hours Thursday morning thanks to a brief rain delay in the ninth inning.
“We’re world champions,” first baseman Anthony Rizzo said as the team celebrated in the clubhouse.. “The Chicago Cubs are world champions. Let that sink in.”