LOS ANGELES — A full Dodgers 2016 postseason share is worth $123,741, Major League Baseball announced on Tuesday.
For making the National League Championship Series, the Dodgers’ total distribution from the players pool was $9,195,339.25, the distribution of which was voted on by the team. The Dodgers divided their postseason money into 65 full shares, 8.285 partial shares, and 20 cash awards.
The total players pool in 2016 was $76,627,827.09, up 9.7% from last year’s record of $69,882,129.46.
The Dodgers’ total split is up 22.2% over 2013 ($7,522,076.02), the last time they reached the NLCS.
The pool is funded from postseason gate receipts in the following fashion:
- 50% of both Wild Card Games
- 60% of the first three games of all four Division Series
- 60% of the first four games of each League Championship Series
- 60% of the first four games of the World Series
The World Series champion Cubs get 36% of the total pool, with the American League champion Indians taking 24%. The Dodgers and Blue Jays get 12% each as League Championship Series runners up, while the Giants, Nationals, Red Sox and Rangers get 3.25% each for reaching the Division Series. The Mets and Orioles get 1.5% each for losing the Wild Card Games.