There's nothing like the rivalry between the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox to lift ratings for ESPN. Sunday's telecast of ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball drew 3.46 million viewers, making it the most-watched Major League Baseball telecase on the channel since June 2007, according to Nielsen Research. ESPN said Tuesday that its Sunday Night Baseball telecasts are averaging 2.54 million viewers this season, up 9 percent from a year ago. ESPn also announced Tuesday that it drew record ratings for its telecast of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Saturday, which drew 513,000 viewers, 16 percent above last year.
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