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Most profitable team in history?

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Most profitable team in history? 

Post#1 » by Mr. E » Tue Aug 27, 2013 2:27 pm

http://tracking.si.com/2013/08/26/houst ... -team-mlb/


The Houston Astros, owners of the league’s worst record in baseball at 43-86, are the most profitable franchise in 2013, according to a Forbes report. According to the Forbes report, the Astros franchise will become the most profitable team in baseball history.

The Astros are reportedly on pace to make $99 million in operating income, thanks to a severely limited payroll and increased television revenue. The Astros, however, released a statement refuting some of the details in the report later on Monday. The team said that some of the figures relating to its revenue were off base.


Astros are disputing the figures used. More at the link.

CSN Houston may not be as great a revenue source as Forbes is reporting. That's not surprising seeing as how 60% of the Houston market can't see it.
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Re: Most profitable team in history? 

Post#2 » by zapatasblood » Wed Aug 28, 2013 11:03 pm

I believe I think they already made a profit before the season began with a luxury tax thing or something where they got like 27+ mil from MLB and their payroll was like 25 mil
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