HomeWorld NewsThe total share of the World Series champion Astros, a record $516,347

The total share of the World Series champion Astros, a record $516,347


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NEW YORK (AP) — Total postseason play for the World Series champion Houston Astros totaled a record $516,347 out of a $107.5 million player pool, also a record for the first season they played. the playoffs were expanded to 12 teams.

The Astros divided $38.7 million into 59 full shares, 14.14 partial shares and $940,000 in prize money, the commissioner’s office said Wednesday. The winner’s share amount surpassed the previous mark of $438,902 for Houston in 2017 and the group surpassed last year’s previous high of $90.47 million.

A full share for National League champion Philadelphia came in at $296,255. The Phillies split $25.8 million into 72 full shares, 15.03 partial shares and $20,000 in prize money.

The complete actions for other playoff teams this year were:

— $152,709 for San Diego, — $145,820 for the New York Yankees, — $45,795 for Cleveland, $44,878 for Atlanta, — $42,221 for Seattle, — $36,148 for the Los Angeles Dodgers, — $10,351 for St. Louis, — $10,007 for Toronto, — $9,480 for the New York Mets, $8,387 for Tampa Bay.

The pool includes 60% of the first two games of each Wild Card Series, the first three games of each Division Series, and the first four games of each League Championship Series and World Series.


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