The Mets and Royals are ready to square off, and WalletHub is right there with them. The personal finance website crunched the numbers in honor of the 111th World Series, amassing a collection of interesting facts and figures related to the event – from ticket sales and TV ratings to salaries and the spoils of victory. We even explore Bernie Madoff’s impact on the Mets’ finances.
You can check it all out in our 2015 World Series By The Numbers report, a few highlights of which can be found below:
- $257M: Total ad revenue generated by the 7-game World Series in 2014
- 57 Years: Cumulative length of the Mets and Royals respective World Series title draughts
- $500M: Amount Mets ownership had invested with Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff
- $50M: Estimated economic impact on Kansas City from the 2014 World Series