The Red Sox by the numbers

And we don't mean on-base percentage
By MIKE MILIARD  |  July 18, 2006

$700 million. Amount John Henry and Tom Werner paid for the Red Sox, Fenway Park, and 80% stake in NESN*

$380 million. Amount that was paid for the team itself*

$617 million.The team’s current value*

$4 million Expected revenue the Sox will receive by the end of the year after moving 28 games that used to be shown on free TV to NESN*

33,871 Capacity of Fenway park when the current ownership bought the team

38,805 Fenway’s current capacity

$275 Price of a ticket for the new EMC Club

$18 Price of a field box seat in 1988, when this writer went to his first Red Sox game

$95 Price of the same seat now

$18 Price of an upper deck bleacher seat when the current ownership took over

$12 Price of the same seat now

$4 Price of a bleacher ticket in 1995, right after the strike-shortened 1994 season

* Source: Forbes.

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