Derek Jeter's All-Star farewell a ratings winner for Fox

American League All-Star Derek Jeter of the Yankees
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American League All-Star Derek Jeter of the Yankees acknowledges the crowd after being pulled in the fourth inning during the 85th MLB All-Star Game at Target Field on July 15, 2014 in Minneapolis.(Credit: Getty Images / Rob Carr)

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Derek Jeter's farewell All-Star Game averaged 7.0 percent of homes and 11.34 million viewers on Fox, both the highest such figures since 2010.

Fox said it was the first time since 1993 and '94 that ratings for the event have increased in consecutive years -- albeit at far lower levels than two decades ago.

Viewership was at its highest during the 90 minutes before Jeter left the game.

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An average of 11.9 percent of homes in the New York area watched, sixth best among the 56 major markets measured.

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