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5 World Series Facts for 2019 - Astros v Nationals

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There’s no shortage of intrigue and excitement surrounding this year’s matchup, as the Washington Nationals square off against the Houston Astros in the 115th World Series. WalletHub crunched the numbers to collect some interesting World Series facts.


Here's 5 World Series Facts for the Astros vs. Nationals Matchup:


$2,069 vs. $1,658: Average ticket prices for 2019 World Series games in Washington, D.C. and Houston, respectively

$2.25 Million: Amount the Washington Nationals spent on each regular season win, compared to the Houston Astros’ $1.93 million

$39 Million: Salary of Stephen Strasburg in 2019, Nationals’ highest-paid player, compared to Zack Greinke’s salary of $34.5 Million, Astros’ highest-paid player

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14.3 Million: Average viewership for the 2018 Series (down 23% over 2017)

$305 Million: Total ad revenue generated by the World Series in 2018 compared to $408 Million in ad revenue generated by the Super Bowl in 2018

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