FOX-TV averaged a 12.8 Nielsen rating for the…

FOX-TV averaged a 12.8 Nielsen rating for the six-game Marlins-Yankees World Series, up 8% over last year’s 11.9 for the seven-game Giants-Angels series, but down 18% from the 15.7 for the seven-game D’Backs-Yankees series in 2001.

This year’s World Series is the third-lowest rated ever, ahead of the 12.4 for Mets-Yankees in 2000 and Giants-Angels.