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2017 Postseason Shares Announced

A full Postseason share for the 2017 World Series Champion Houston Astros was worth a record $438,901.57, while a full share for the National League Champion Los Angeles Dodgers totaled $259,722.14, Major League Baseball announced today.
November 27, 2017

A full Postseason share for the 2017 World Series Champion Houston Astros was worth a record $438,901.57, while a full share for the National League Champion Los Angeles Dodgers totaled $259,722.14, Major League Baseball announced today.The previous record share for a World Series Champion was $392,006.36 for the 2014 World

A full Postseason share for the 2017 World Series Champion Houston Astros was worth a record $438,901.57, while a full share for the National League Champion Los Angeles Dodgers totaled $259,722.14, Major League Baseball announced today.
The previous record share for a World Series Champion was $392,006.36 for the 2014 World Champion San Francisco Giants. Last year's share amounts were $368,871.59 for the 2016 World Champion Chicago Cubs and $261,804.65 for the 2016 American League Champion Cleveland Indians.
The players' pool is formed from 50 percent of the gate receipts from the Wild Card Games; 60 percent of the gate receipts from the first three games of the Division Series; 60 percent of the gate receipts from the first four games of the League Championship Series; and 60 percent of the gate receipts from the first four games of the World Series. The players' pool was divided among the 10 Postseason Clubs: the two World Series participants, the two League Championship Series runners-up, the four Division Series runners-up and the two runners-up in the Wild Card Games. The 2017 players' pool was a record total of $84,500,432.15, eclipsing last year's $76,627,827.09.
The breakdown by Club follows:
World Series Champions
Houston Astros (Share of Players' Pool: $30,420,155.57; value of each of full share: $438,901.57) - The Astros issued 60 full shares, a total of 9.23 partial shares and four cash awards.
National League Champions
Los Angeles Dodgers (Share of Players' Pool: $20,280,103.72; value of each of full share: $259,722.14) - The Dodgers issued 65 full shares, a total of 12.768 partial shares and 14 cash awards.
League Championship Series Runners-Up
Chicago Cubs (Share of Players' Pool: $10,140,051.86; value of each of full share: $133,159.02) - The Cubs issued 68 full shares, a total of 7.5 partial shares and six cash awards.
New York Yankees (Share of Players' Pool: $10,140,051.86; value of each of full share: $138,897.63) - The Yankees issued 57 full shares and a total of 15.01 partial shares.
Division Series Runners-Up
Arizona Diamondbacks (Share of Players' Pool: $2,746,264.04; value of each of full share: $40,976.78) - The D-backs issued 59 full shares, a total of 7.849 partial shares and four cash awards.
Boston Red Sox (Share of Players' Pool: $2,746,264.04; value of each of full share: $36,438.21) - The Red Sox issued 65 full shares, a total of 10.01 partial shares and six cash awards.
Cleveland Indians (Share of Players' Pool: $2,746,264.04; value of each of full share: $36,782.68) - The Indians issued 62 full shares, a total of 8.584 partial shares and nine cash awards.
Washington Nationals (Share of Players' Pool: $2,746,264.04; value of each of full share: $36,868.74) - The Nationals issued 61 full shares, a total of 10.522 partial shares and 16 cash awards.
Wild Card Game Runners-Up
Colorado Rockies (Share of Players' Pool: $1,267,506.48; value of each of full share: $18,878.74) - The Rockies issued 52 full shares and a total of 15.139 partial shares.
Minnesota Twins (Share of Players' Pool: $1,267,506.48; value of each of full share: $18,990.36) - The Twins issued 62 full shares, a total of 2.5 partial shares and 35 cash awards.