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Statista dossier on Major League Baseball (MLB)

The dossier presents a range of statistics and facts about Major League Baseball (MLB). The document includes information about the league's revenue and the brand value of its teams, attendance and ticket prices, the popularity of the league, TV ratings and more.

Table of contents

  • 1. League financials
    • Total revenue of Major League Baseball 2011-2016

    • Average revenue per team in MLB 2001-2016

    • Revenue of Major League Baseball teams 2016

    • Operating income of Major League Baseball franchises 2016

    • Gate receipts of Major League Baseball (MLB) 2009-2016

    • MLB regular season ticketing revenue as percentage of total revenue 2009-2016

    • Annual amount of luxury tax paid in Major League Baseball 2003-2016

    • MLB: World Series championships won by team 1903-2016

  • 2. Brand & franchise value
    • Average team valuation in Major League Baseball 2002-2017

    • Franchise value of Major League Baseball teams 2017

    • Brand value of the MLB World Series 2012-2016

    • Brand value of MLBAM 2012-2016

    • MLB league and teams sponsorship revenue 2010-2016

  • 3. TV & media
    • Baseball World Series TV ratings in the U.S. 2000-2016

    • Baseball World Series TV viewership in the U.S. 2000-2016

    • Average TV viewership of selected Major League Baseball games 2016

    • People who watch Major League Baseball events in the U.S. on broadcast TV, 2016

    • MLB teams - number of twitter followers 2011-2017

    • MLB teams - number of facebook fans 2016

  • 4. Participation & popularity
    • Participants in baseball in the U.S. from 2006 to 2015

    • Number of softball players and baseball players in the U.S. 2016

    • Number of participants in U.S. high school baseball 2015/16, by gender

    • Share of people interested in pro baseball in the U.S. 2016, by age and gender

    • Share of U.S. consumers interested in Major League Baseball 2017

    • People who are very interested in Major League Baseball (MLB) in the U.S. 2016

  • 5. Game attendance & experience
    • Total attendance at Major League Baseball regular season games 2006-2016

    • MLB average per game attendance 2009-2016

    • Fan Cost Index of MLB teams 2016

    • Average ticket price in Major League Baseball 2006-2016

    • Average ticket price for an MLB game by team 2016

    • Major League Baseball: average concession stand prices 2010-2016

    • Major League Baseball beer prices by team 2016

    • Major League Baseball price for a soft drink by team 2016

    • Major League Baseball hot dog prices by team 2016

  • 6. Players & salaries
    • Major League Baseball - payroll (opening day) by team 2017

    • Average player salary in MLB by team 2016

    • Major League Baseball average player salary 2003-2016

    • Major League Baseball (MLB) minimum player salary 2003-2019

    • Highest salaries in Major League Baseball 2017

    • Major League Baseball - highest paid players 2017

    • MLB players on opening day rosters 2013-2017

    • Average age of players in Major League Baseball by club 2017

  • Language: English
  • Released: May 2017
  • Source(s): Statista
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