Champions of the world in 1997 and 2003 -- and now?
Thursday, April 17, 2008
The Big Fat Rich Marlins
Forbes.com has the 2008 report now here . The Marlins had a net operating profit of $35 million. That was NOT the highest in the Majors. ... The Nationals got that honor with $43.7 million. The Marlins value as a franchise is now $256 million (didn't Loria pay about $150m?), which is below even that of the lowly TB Rays ($290 million). The Marlins did have the lowest revenue in the majors, so they had to squeeze that huge profit out by ... well, you know how they did that. ...