Couldn’t the San Francisco Giants, representatives of the second-wealthiest U.S. metropolitan area, manage to lose at least one World Series game to the Detroit Tigers, the standard-bearers for one of the most troubled U.S. urban areas?
The San Francisco Giants’ World Series-clinching win over the Detroit Tigers on Fox drew viewers in 5 percent more major-market homes than the equivalent Game 4 of last year’s Major League Baseball championship.
The San Francisco Giants captured their second World Series title in three years with a four-game sweep of the Detroit Tigers that followed comebacks during the first two rounds of Major League Baseball’s postseason.
The San Francisco Giants took a two- games-to-none World Series lead against the Detroit Tigers by a matter of inches, one night after winning the opener with three home runs that traveled nearly a quarter of a mile.
The San Francisco Giants’ 8-3 win over the Detroit Tigers in Game 1 of Major League Baseball’s World Series drew a 12.6 percent smaller television rating on Fox than a year earlier, according to initial national data.