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Value of each Orioles full playoff share was just over $125,000

The Orioles' postseason drive fell short of the World Series, but players will still be rewarded with hefty playoff shares for advancing to the American League Championship Series. Major League Baseball released postseason share information Monday, and the Orioles awarded 52 full shares of $125,288.04 each. They also awarded 6.25 partial shares and 36 cash awards. The pool of postseason bonus money -- generated from a percentage of postseason gate revenue -- is divided among all 10 teams that make the playoffs, with larger totals going to the teams that advance furthest. This year's total playoff pot totaled $62,026,461.86 and was derived from 50 percent of the gate revenue from the ...

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