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2019 postseason shares announced

November 26, 2019

A full Postseason share for the 2019 World Series Champion Washington Nationals was worth $382,358.18, while a full share for the American League Champion Houston Astros totaled $256,030.16, Major League Baseball announced today. The 2019 players’ pool amounted to $80,861,145.74, the third-highest figure of all-time. Last year’s share amounts were

A full Postseason share for the 2019 World Series Champion Washington Nationals was worth $382,358.18, while a full share for the American League Champion Houston Astros totaled $256,030.16, Major League Baseball announced today. The 2019 players’ pool amounted to $80,861,145.74, the third-highest figure of all-time.

Last year’s share amounts were $416,837.72 for the 2018 World Champion Boston Red Sox and $262,027.49 for the 2018 NL Champion Dodgers.

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 breakdown by Club follows:

World Series Champions

Washington Nationals (Share of Players’ Pool: $29,110,012.47; value of each of full share: $382,358.18) – The Nationals issued 61 full shares, a total of 14.13 partial shares and two cash awards.

American League Champions

Houston Astros (Share of Players’ Pool: $19,406,674.98; value of each of full share: $256,030.16) – The Astros issued 57 full shares, a total of 13.58 partial shares and 10 cash awards.

League Championship Series Runners-Up

New York Yankees (Share of Players’ Pool: $9,703,337.49; value of each of full share: $114,367.19) – The Yankees issued 71 full shares, a total of 13.691 partial shares and seven cash awards.

St. Louis Cardinals (Share of Players’ Pool: $9,703,337.49; value of each of full share: $144,024.85) – The Cardinals issued 53 full shares, a total of 13.366 partial shares and 12 cash awards.

Division Series Runners-Up

Atlanta Braves (Share of Players’ Pool: $2,627,987.24; value of each of full share: $33,623.71) – The Braves issued 63 full shares, a total of 12.72 partial shares and 36 cash awards.

Los Angeles Dodgers (Share of Players’ Pool: $2,627,987.24; value of each of full share: $32,427.60) – The Dodgers issued 60 full shares, a total of 15.282 partial shares and 35 cash awards.

Minnesota Twins (Share of Players’ Pool: $2,627,987.24; value of each of full share: $37,186.86) – The Twins issued 60 full shares, a total of 9.46 partial shares and 26 cash awards.

Tampa Bay Rays (Share of Players’ Pool: $2,627,987.24; value of each of full share: $36,835.39) – The Rays issued 55 full shares, a total of 13.766 partial shares and 11 cash awards.

Wild Card Game Runners-Up

Milwaukee Brewers (Share of Players’ Pool: $1,212,917.19; value of each of full share: $14,292.30) – The Brewers issued 62 full shares, a total of 22.325 partial shares and one cash award.

Oakland Athletics (Share of Players’ Pool: $1,212,917.19; value of each of full share: $18,918.89) – The A’s issued 51 full shares, a total of 11.667 partial shares and 18 cash awards.