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USA TODAY QUANTIFIES THE HIGHS AND LOWS OF BASEBALL FINANCE

     In what THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY considers a "must read,"
this morning's USA TODAY provides a detailed look at the finances
of MLB teams. The numbers are projected for a full 1994 season,
and were compiled in conjunction with Martin Stone, owner of the
AAA Phoenix Firebirds.  Here are some highlights:  BEST BOTTOM
LINE -- Rockies, Yankees, Marlins, Orioles, Mets; WORST BOTTOM
LINE -- Royals, Tigers, Astros, Giants, Mariners; HIGHEST
EXPENSES -- Yankees, Braves, Dodgers, Giants, Blue Jays; HIGHEST
REVENUES -- Yankees, Braves, Orioles, Blue Jays, Dodgers; BEST AT
THE GATE -- Blue Jays, Braves, Orioles, Rockies, White Sox; WORST
AT THE GATE -- Padres, Angels, Pirates, Brewers, Mariners;
HIGHEST LOCAL TV/RADIO REVENUE -- Yankees, Mets, Red Sox, Cubs,
Braves - LOWEST LOCAL TV/RADIO REVENUE -- Rockies, Twins, Royals,
Brewers, Mariners; HIGHEST PLAYER PAYROLL -- Yankees, Atlanta,
Giants, Blue Jays, Tigers; LOWEST PLAYER PAYROLL -- Padres,
Expos, Marlins, Pirates, Colorado (Hal Bodley, USA TODAY, 10/20).
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