20 Most Valuable Teams In Major League Baseball
16. Chicago White Sox
Despite its poor record last year of 73 and 89, coming in the number 16 spot on our list is the Chicago White Sox. The team, which makes its home on the South Side of Chicago, is estimated to have a value of $975 million.
15. Baltimore Orioles
The Baltimore Orioles have some of the most loyal fans around, with an average attendance to its home games of over 30,000 fans. This, coupled with its stellar record in the 2014 season gives the team an estimated value of a cool $1 billion.
14. Seattle Mariners
Thanks to its recent television distribution deal with Root Sports Northwest, which should net the team over $100 million per season for the next 18 years, the Seattle Mariners come in at number 14 on our list. Net revenues last season came in at $250 million and the team is estimated to be worth $1.1 billion.
13. Detroit Tigers
Thanks to its exceptionally devoted fan base, and aided by its distribution agreement with Fox Sports Detroit, the Detroit Tigers come in the number 13 spot on our list of most valuable Major League Baseball teams estimated to be worth over $1.125 billion.