World Series Payouts: Some Extra Pocket Change Never Hurt Anyone

Posted: 10th November 2009 by Devon Teeple in MLB
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In a game where image is heavily compared to the past, the minute intricacies, and similarities are visible throughout all parts of the game. The history of Word Series winning-shares is limited with the amount of information out there, but courtesy of the Baseball Digest archives, we can get a better understanding; ôBeginning in 1969 winner and loser shares include League Championship Series. LoserÆs shares in 1903, 1905 and 1907 and winnersÆ shares in 1906 and 1907 include club ownersÆ slices, which were added to their teamsÆ playersÆ pool. Under a voluntary arrangement made by the club owners, the players shared in the revenue from Game 5 of the 1910 World Series as compensation for the lowest-attended among the first four contests. Players on second, third and fourth-place tea ...

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