Game 7 of the World Series shattered MLB television records

It will take a long time — years, most likely — to fully appreciate what we witnessed in Game 7 of the 2016 World Series.

From Dexter Fowler’s leadoff home run to the Indians’ comeback to Rajai Davis’ home run to Ben Zobrist’s 10th-inning double to the final out that ended the Chicago Cubs’ 108-year championship drought, the Cubs and Indians gave us one of the greatest baseball games of all time.

So, yeah, it’ll take a bit to sink in.

We do have some confirmation of just how great the game was, though, judging by how captivated America was. The initial television numbers are in and they are staggering:

In addition to those TV metrics, there is also this nugget from Twitter:

It is hard to think of how a World Series could be any better than the one the Indians and Cubs just produced.