World Series Final Draws 18 Million Viewers

Biggest audience for the World Series in two years

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Koji Uehara of the Boston Red Sox celebrates with David Ross after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1 in Game Six of the 2013 World Series at Fenway Park in Boston, Mass., Oct. 30, 2013.

The largest audience for a World Series game in two years tuned in to watch the Boston Red Sox beat the St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday on Fox, according to Nielsen ratings.

Eighteen million people watched the deciding Game Six. That’s still down from 21 million who watched Game Six two years ago.