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MLB Giants Payroll To Top $200M For First Time In Ownership Group's 25th Season

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 24 / 17

The '17 MLB season marks the 25th year the Giants have been owned by Peter Magowan and Charles Johnson, and the organization is "healthy financially and anticipating another run to the playoffs," according to John Shea of the S.F. CHRONICLE. Giants President & CEO Larry Baer said that playe...

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