314. That’s the total number of postseason games that have been played in Major League Baseball over the last decade. Each year, there is talk about how clubs that make it to the postseason earn incredible sums in revenues, but is that entirely true?
The answer is yes, although it is often indirectly. Making the postseason nearly guarantees increased season-ticket sales the following year, and can result in sponsorship and television deals in the multi-millions of dollars.
But, what about directly? How much revenue do the clubs make in the postseason off the games themselves? The answer is, it depends.
To try and answer this question, I have come up with a new metric called Average Postseason Revenue, or APSR for short. ...