Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 1/22/13
I always wanted to know exactly what if any revenue the Mets would rake in because of the All Star Game. It looks like I got my answer today. While the event will rake in revenue of a hundred million dollars or more in sponsorships, advertising and merchandising, Anthony DiComo of MLB.com says this: How much of the revenue that the Mets will get from hosting the All-Star Game will help their financial situation — hopefully allowing them to use that extra money for the following offseason? Hosting the All-Star Game will be no financial boon for the Mets — at least not in the way you’re describing. The All-Star Game is an event run by Major League Baseball, not the hosting club. MLB will cover all of the Mets’ expenses in running the event, and any revenues on top of that go to the league, not to the Wilpons. The Mets’ financial gain comes from their ability to bundle season-ticket packages with the right to purchase All-Star tickets at Citi Field, including admission to the Home Run ...
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