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Yankees no bargain: $2.3 million a win

Posted By Peter Abraham On October 10, 2008 @ 5:33 pm In Misc | 101 Comments

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Interesting piece on MSNBC.com [2] today that shows the Yankees spent $2.3 million a victory, the worst return on a payroll investment in the American League.

Wins: 89
Salary: $209,081,577
Cost per win: $2,349,231

Then there were the Rays

Wins: 97
Salary: $43,820,597
Cost per win: $451,759

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