People will always call St. Louis a baseball town, and yes, baseball does tend to get priority in the press and in the news around here. Last night's ratings for the Blues/Blackhawks game seven, however, prove that the Cardinals might have a rival down the road.
Game seven scored a 19.6 rating, higher than any previous Blues telecast. It was higher than any previous Cardinals telecast.
It was the most watched program in St. Louis since the Super Bowl.
It beat the Grammy Awards, the Golden Globes, and the Academy Award telecasts.
It beat yesterday's combined ratings of every local broadcast channel for between 7:30-10:30 PM - prime time network TV? Please. Not when there's a Blues game on.
Is there anyone left who still questions the league's decision to give the Winter Classic to St. Louis this year?