Despite the economic slowdown, some Major League Baseball franchises are still posting all-time high profits, proving baseball as a favorite pastime. Even though it may not be the favoured form of desire, auction can be a lot of fun, and once people try them, they’re generally captivated. Public sale forces one to stabilize an account and to make sure that one has sufficient space to fill with quality players. Purchasing of players and sports team is becoming a growing trend compared to previous years. Here we will have a look at the baseball teams of Major League Baseball with highest value in 2012.
Top 10 Most Valuable MLB Teams of 2012
|Rank||Team||Current Value ($mil)|
|1||New York Yankees||1850|
|2||Los Angeles Dodgers||1400|
|3||Boston Red Sox||1000|
|6||New York Mets||719|
|8||Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim||656|
|9||San Francisco Giants||643|
|10||Chicago White Sox||600|
Top 10 Most Valuable Baseball Team of MLB
1. New York Yankees
Founded in Baltimore, Maryland in 1901, New York Yankees is a professional baseball from The Bronx, New York. The home ballpark of the Yankees’ is Yankee Stadium, thus the name. $1850 million as the current value, the team has won a leading 27 World Series in 40 appearances since 1903. The “Yankees” is famously nick named as “The Yanks.”
2. Los Angeles Dodgers
As the name suggest, Los Angeles Dodgers are a team of skilled baseball from Los Angeles, California. Established in 1883, Brooklyn, New York, the team moved to California before the 1958 season and is now a part of the National League West division of Major League Baseball. The Dodgers have won six World Series titles, 21 National League pennants and 12 Rookie of the Year award to value $1400 million in recent times.
3. Boston Red Sox
Member of Baseball’s American, Boston Red Sox hails from Boston, Massachusetts. Founded in 1901, the name “Red Sox” name was preferred by the team owner, John I. Taylor, around 1908. The group who is also known as “Bosox” or “BoSox” is now worth $1000 million with its break of 86-year famine.
4. Chicago Cubs
The fourth most expensive baseball team is none other than Chicago Cubs from Chicago, Illinois with cost of $879 millions. Founded in 1876, the group is one of the oldest active teams in major North American sports.
5. Philadelphia Phillies
One of the oldest continuous, one-name, one-city franchise in all of professional American sports is the Philadelphia Phillies. The member of the Eastern Division of Major League Baseball’s National League is at present valued $723 millions. After an effort of 77 years The Phillies have won two World Series championships and seven National League pennants.
6. New York Mets
Despite recent dreary ticket sales, the New York Mets is currently worth $747 million. They are a part of Major League Baseball’s National League East Division and were founded in 1962. From 1964 to 2008 they have played in Shea Stadium for home series and moved to City Field in 2009.
7. Texas Rengers
Based in Arlington, Texas, Texas Rengers is a associate of the Western Division of Major League Baseball’s American League with current rate of $674 million. In 2010, the Rangers advanced past the Division Series for the first time, defeating the Tampa Bay Rays. Also in 2010 Ray Davis and Bob Simpson beat out Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban in a bankruptcy court auction to purchase the team.
8. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Despite only recording 80 wins last season, the team continues to profit and is currently worth $656 million. The team of professional baseball players are a member of the Western Division of Major League Baseball’s American League and is based in California, US.
9. San Francisco Giants
As one of the oldest baseball teams, they have won the most games of any team in the history of American baseball and presently its rate is $643 million compared to its $100 million in 1993. Till date they have won 21 National League pennants and appeared in 18 World Series competitions
10. Chicago White Sox
With $600 million as the ongoing value, Chicago White Sox grabs the tenth position among ten most valuable baseball teams. One of the American League’s eight charter franchises, the Chicago team was established in 1894.