About This Statistic
The statistic shows the average TV viewership of World Series games from 2000 to 2016. The games of the 2005 World Series (Chicago White Sox defeated the Houston Astros) were watched by an average of 17.21 million viewers. As of 2014, the World Series has been held a number of 110 times. Almost 50 percent of the total number of winning titles are split between three teams alone.
Averages were calculated by adding up the viewership of the games and dividing it by the number of games played in the World Series of that year.