San Francisco Giants Ranked As The 4th Most Valuable Baseball Franchise

April 17, 2018
San Francisco Giants center fielder Andrew McCutchen

Ed Szczepanski-USA TODAY Sports

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According to Forbes' annual list of 'The Business Of Baseball', the San Francisco Giants ranked as the fourth most valuable franchise in Major League Baseball.

Valued at $2.85 billion, the Giants have an annual revenue of $445 million and an operating income of $84 million.

The New York Yankees ranked #1 on the list with a value of $4 billion.

Rounding out the top 5 are #2 Los Angeles Dodgers ($3 billion), #3 Chicago Cubs ($2.9 billion), and #5 Boston Red Sox ($2.8 billion).

The Oakland A's fell in at #26 out of 30 with a valuation of $1.02 billion. Only the Tampa Bay Rays were valued at less than a billion ($900 million).