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Tag:MLB team values
Posted on: April 23, 2009 11:52 am
Edited on: April 23, 2009 12:01 pm
 

MLB Values/Revenues and Billionaire Owners


~ Here is the latest by Forbes on the value of MLB franchises.

Value :

  1. Yankees $1.5B 
  2. Mets $912M
  3. Red Sox $833KM
  4. Dodgers $722M
  5. Cubs $700M
  6. Angels $509M
  7. Phillies $496M
  8. Cardinals $486M
  9. Giants $471M
  10. White Sox $450M
  11. Braves $446M
  12. Astros $445M
  13. Mariners $426M
  14. Nationals $406M
  15. Rangers $405M
  16. Padres $401M
  17. Orioles $400M
  18. Indians $399M
  19. Diamondbacks $390M
  20. Rockies $373M
  21. Tigers $371M
  22. Twins $356M
  23. Blue Jays $353M
  24. Brewers $347M
  25. Reds $342M
  26. Rays $320M
  27. Athletics $319M
  28. Royals $314M
  29. Pirates $288M
  30. Marlins $277M
Revenues:

  1. Yankees $375M
  2. Red Sox $296M
  3. Mets $261M
  4. Dodgers $241M
  5. Cubs $239M
  6. Phillies $216M
  7. Angels $212M
  8. Giants $196M
  9. White Sox $196M
  10. Cardinals $195M
  11. Astros $194M
  12. Mariners $189M
  13. Braves $186M
  14. Tigers $186M
  15. Nationals $184M
  16. Indians $181M
  17. Rockies $178M
  18. Diamondbacks $177M
  19. Rangers $176M
  20. Padres $174M
  21. Orioles $174M
  22. Brewers $173M
  23. Blue Jays $172M
  24. Reds $171M
  25. Rays $160M
  26. Athletics $160M
  27. Twins $158M
  28. Pirates $144M
  29. Royals $143M
  30. Marlins $139M

Richest Owners:

  1. Nationals - Theodore Lerner @ $3.2B bought team from MLB for $450M in 2006
  2. Cubs - Sam Zell @ $3B Tribune Co. bought team in 1981, Zell took control of Tribune in 2007.
  3. Braves - John Malone @ $1.5B bought team from Ted Turner's Time Warner in 2007
  4. Astors - Drayton McLane @ $1.4B bought team in 1992
  5. Tigers - Michael Illitch @ $1.4B bought team in 1992 for $82M, also owns the NHL's Red Wings.
  6. Reds - Carl Linder @ $1.4B a fall from the #3 spot, was worth $2.2B at this time last year.
  7. Yankees - George Steinbrenner @ $1.3B
  8. Athletics - John Fisher @ $1.2B part owner since 2005, down from the #4 spot, worth $1.8K last year.
  9. Red Sox - John Henry @ $1.1B
  10. Rangers - Tom Hicks @ $1B bought team in 1998 from George W. Bush, also owns the NHL's Dallas Star.

 

 

Category: MLB
 
 
 
 
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