Ratings up 26 percent from last year
NEW YORK -- Boston's 11-9 victory against the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday night got the highest TV rating for the first game of the World Series since 1999.
Fox Sports' prime-time coverage of the game got a 13.7 fast national rating, up 26 percent from Game 1 between the Florida Marlins and New York Yankees last year.
An average of 23.1 million viewers watched the Red Sox win,
making it the most-viewed Game 1 since the opening game of the 1996
World Series between the ...
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