Most baseball fans will remember Alex Rodriguez's 660th home run whether they want to or not—the May 1 blast at Fenway Park tied A-Rod with Willie Mays for fourth place on the all-time home run list.
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In clinching their third World Series title in 10 years, the Boston Red Sox helped Fox post solid, if unspectacular, ratings.
Want to know who was the big winner in terms of ad dollars from the memorable, six-game World Series, which wrapped last night with the Boston Red Sox defeating the St. Louis Cardinals? The MVP, of course.
An unhittable Jon Lester and a bevvy of bearded batsmen may have turned Game 1 of the 2013 World Series into a blowout, but that didn’t seem to shake up Fox’s prime-time ratings.
Beyond the serious baseball fan, Jordan Swagerty isn’t exactly a household name. But thanks to an up-and-coming social sports site called LockerDome, many more of those who follow sports are getting to know Swagerty, a minor league pitcher in the St. Louis Cardinals’ organization.
Major League Baseball and Anheuser-Busch InBev today announced a continuation of their 33-year relationship, finalizing an extension that locks in the brewer as baseball’s official beer sponsor through 2018.
The 2011 World Series got off to a thrilling start Wednesday night, as the St. Louis Cardinals eked out a 3-2 win over the Texas Rangers. Unfortunately for Fox, the quality of the on-field action wasn’t reflected in the ratings.