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The most valuable MLB teams

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This Market Business News information article provides a ranking of the most valuable Major League Baseball (MLB) teams, according to their total estimated revenue.

The article also provides information on yearly revenue and operating income.

The MLB association was founded in 1869 and there are currently a total of thirty MLB teams (twenty-nine in the United States and one in Canada).

But how much are the teams worth? And which ones are the most valuable?

Below is a list of the top 15 most valuable MLB teams in terms of their total estimated value, according to data gathered by Forbes:


St Louis Cardinals logo10. St. Louis Cardinals

Established in 1882, the St. Louis Cardinals are members of the Central Division of Major League Baseball (MLB). The Cardinals play at the Busch Stadium, in St. Louis, Missouri.

Estimated value: 716 million USD
Revenue: 239 million USD
Operating income: 19.9 million USD


los angeles angels of anaheim logo9. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

Established in 1961, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim are members of the West Division of Major League Baseball’s American League. The Angels play at the Angel Stadium of Anaheim, in Anaheim, California. 

Estimated value: 718 million USD
Revenue: 239 million USD
Operating income: -12.9 million USD


texas rangers logo8. Texas Rangers

Established in 1961, the Texas Rangers are a member of the Western Division of Major League Baseball’s American League. The Texas Rangers play at the Globe Life Park, in Arlington, Texas.

Estimated value: 764 million USD
Revenue: 239 million USD
Operating income: -8.7 million USD


san francisco giants logo7. San Francisco Giants

Established in 1883, the San Fransico Giants are members of the National League West Division. The Giants play at the AT&T Park, in San Francisco. 

Estimated value: 786 million USD
Revenue: 262 million USD
Operating income: 17.6 million USD


new york mets logo6. New York Mets

Established in 1962, the New York Mets are members of the National League East Division. The Mets play at the Citi Field stadium in Flushing Meadows–Corona Park.

Estimated value: 811 million USD
Revenue: 232 million USD
Operating income: -2.4 million USD


phillies logo5. Philadelphia Phillies

Established in 1883, the Philadelphia Phillies are members of the National League East Division. The Phillies play at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia.

Estimated value: 893 million USD
Revenue: 279 million USD
Operating income: 0.6 million USD


chicago cubs logo

4. Chicago Cubs

Established in 1870, the Chicago Cubs are members of the National League Central Division. The Cubs play at Wrigley Field, in Chicago.

Estimated value: 1,000 million USD
Revenue: 274 million USD
Operating income: 32.1 million USD


boston red sox3. Boston Red Sox

Established in 1901, the Boston Red Sox are members of the American League Eastern Division. The Red Sox play at Fenway Park, in Boston.

Estimated value: 1,312 million USD
Revenue: 336 million USD
Operating income: 23.9 million USD


los angeles dodgers logo2. Los Angeles Dodgers

Established in 1883, the Dodgers are members of the National League West Division. The Dodgers play at the Dodger Stadium, in downtown Los Angeles.

Estimated value: 1,615 million USD
Revenue: 245 million USD
Operating income: 3.2 million USD


new york yankees logo1. (the most valuable MBL team) New York Yankees

Established in 1901, the Yankees are members of  the American League East Division. The Yankees play at the Yankee Stadium, in South Bronx, New York City.

Estimated value: 2,300 million USD
Revenue: 471 million USD
Operating income: 1.4 million USD


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