Mo’ne Davis sets ESPN Little League ratings record

Originally published: Aug 21, 2014 11:02 AM
Updated: Aug 21, 2014 8:22 PM


Philadelphia's Mo'ne Davis delivers a representation opposite Nashville

Philadelphia’s Mo’ne Davis delivers a representation opposite Nashville in a U.S. pool play ball diversion during a Little League World Series, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, in South Williamsport, Pa. (Credit: AP / Sean Simmers)

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This page prolonged has complained about ESPN’s annual Aug overdose on Little League games, and it still is a small creepy. But there is no denying Mo’ne Davis has been a fantastic, constrained story.

The Sports Illustrated cover lady helped ESPN measure record viewership for Wednesday’s diversion between Davis’ Philadelphia group and one from Las Vegas, that won, 8-1.

The diversion averaged 4.988 million viewers — a many ever for a Little League World Series on ESPN, leading a 3.3 million for a Bronx vs. Oceanside, California, in ’01. In Las Vegas, 16.3 percent of homes were tuned in. In Philly, a figure was 14.9. That’s a lot.

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