Major League Baseball (MLB) major professional sports leagues in North America. It is a multi-billion dollar industry. The TV rights party in baseball continues to boost team values.
The top 10 most valuable MLB teams as of 2014, according to Forbes.
10) Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (Value: $775 million)
The Angels’ 2013 revenue was $253 million and operating income was $5.8 million. The team drew over 3 million fans to their ballpark for the eleventh consecutive season in 2013.
9) New York Mets (Value: $800 million)
The New York Mets’ 2013 revenue was $238 million and operating income was $1.6 million. The team had its fifth consecutive season below .500 in 2013. Mets have not made the postseason since 2006.