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MLB Distributes $62M In Playoff Player Compensation, $22M To Giants

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 11 / 24 / 14

MLB distributed $62.03M in postseason player compensation in '14, down 1% from last year. This year's total is the third-highest distribution in MLB history. The money, generated from 50% of the gate receipts of the Wild Card games and 60% of the first three games of each LDS and first four games of...

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