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Softball won this battle over baseball easily, as the average for the three-game series was 31.17 percent higher for the ladies with the bats.

In both sports, the viewership increased for each game with the deciding contest in softball between Florida and Michigan drawing over 2.2 million viewers.

And each of the three nights set a record as the most watched Women’s College World Series Final game ever on ESPN; the first night’s Florida win of 1.542 viewers topped the 2009 Washington/Florida game which had 1.412 million viewers.

Women's College World SeriesViewersMen's College World SeriesViewers
Michigan-Florida Game 11,542,000Vanderbilt-Virginia Game 11,234,000
Michigan-Florida Game 21,865,000Vanderbilt-Virginia Game 21,332,000
Michigan-Florida Game 32,273,000Vanderbilt-Virginia Game 31,665,000
Three-game average1,850,0001,410,333

source: sportstvratings.com

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