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Prospect of Dodgers-Yankees World Series has got to have rights holders drooling

Prospect of Dodgers-Yankees World Series has got to have rights holders drooling

No doubt, there are millions of baseball fans rooting for the Houston Astros to come back and win the American League Championship Series, but a lot of very important people are not.

Major League Baseball is celebrating a ratings bonanza this October, and it’s not just because of the excitement and intrigue that has characterized a large portion of this postseason.

The biggest reason for the ratings boost is the presence of so many big-market teams with national followings. The Yankees won the American League Wild Card game, which put a huge market in play (along with Boston) for both AL Division Series while the Los Angeles and Chicago were...

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