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Yankees split an extra $1.7 million

Posted By Chad Jennings On November 28, 2011 @ 6:19 pm In Misc | 202 Comments

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Postseason shares were announced today, and the Yankees awarded 53 full shares of $26,238.86 apiece. No team gave more full shares than the Yankees. Here’s the announcement from the league. 

The players’ pool, formed from 60 percent of the gate receipts from the first three games of the Division Series and 60 percent of the gate receipts from the first four games of the League Championship series and the World Series, was divided among 12 clubs: the World Series participants, the League Championship Series and Division Series runners-up, and the four regular season second-place clubs that were not Wild Card participants. The 2011 players’ pool was $57,299,244.23.

The club-by-club breakdown follows:

World Series Champions
St. Louis Cardinals (Share of Players’ Pool: $20,627,727.92; value of each full share: $323,169.98) – The Cardinals awarded 51 full shares, a total of 11.962 partial shares and eight cash awards.

American League Champions
Texas Rangers (Share of Players’ Pool: $13,751,818.61; value of each full share: $251,515.76) – The Rangers awarded 47 full shares, a total of 6.5 partial shares and 19 cash awards.

League Championship Series Runners-Up
Detroit Tigers (Share of Players’ Pool: $6,875,909.31; value of each full share: $126,901.50) – The Tigers awarded 44 full shares, a total of 10.12 partial shares and four cash awards.

Milwaukee Brewers (Share of Players’ Pool: $6,875,909.31; value of each full share: $133,511.33) – The Brewers awarded 44 full shares, a total of 5.74 partial shares and 25 cash awards.

Division Series Runners-Up
Arizona Diamondbacks (Share of Players’ Pool: $1,718,977.33; value of each full share: $26,674.74) – The D-backs awarded 52 full shares, a total of 10.368 partial shares and nine cash awards.

New York Yankees (Share of Players’ Pool: $1,718,977.33; value of each full share: $26,238.86) – The Yankees awarded 53 full shares, a total of 11.94 partial shares and three cash awards.

Philadelphia Phillies (Share of Players’ Pool: $1,718,977.33; value of each full share: $30,400.62) – The Phillies awarded 46 full shares, a total of 9.72 partial shares and three cash awards.

Tampa Bay Rays (Share of Players’ Pool: $1,718,977.33; value of each full share: $30,758.08) – The Rays awarded 45 full shares, a total of 8.79 partial shares 24 cash awards.

Second-Place Finishers (Non-Wild Card Clubs)
Atlanta Braves (Share of Players’ Pool: $572,992.44; value of each full share: $11,088.51) – The Braves awarded 41 full shares, a total of 10.13 partial shares and six cash awards.

Cleveland Indians (Share of Players’ Pool: $572,992.44; value of each full share: $10,366.06) – The Indians awarded 44 full shares, a total of 10 partial shares and 13 cash awards.

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (Share of Players’ Pool: $572,992.44; value of each full share: $10,862.42) – The Angels awarded 40 full shares and a total of 12.75 partial shares.

San Francisco Giants (Share of Players’ Pool: $572,992.44; value of each full share: $10,689.58) – The Giants awarded 42 full shares, a total of 10.93 partial shares and one cash award.

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