When you have two teams with the longest championship droughts competing in a do-or-die game, people are going to watch.
And millions did.
Game 7 of the World Series between the Cubs and Indians posted a 51.5 rating in the Chicago market with a peak audience over two million homes, making it the highest-rated Chicago baseball game ever.
The national overnight rating came out to be 25.2. It's the highest MLB overnight rating since Game 7 between the Arizona Diamondbacks and New York Yankees in 2001, according to Fox Sports.
Let's do this again next year, shall we?
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