Giants' World Series share announced

san francisco giants 2012 world series share

NEW YORK (AP) - A full postseason share for the World Series champion San Francisco Giants was worth a record $377,003, breaking the mark that had stood since the 2006 St. Louis Cardinals.

View Current MLB Odds

In the first year of the expansion of the playoffs from eight teams to 10, the players' pool was a record $65.36 million, Major League Baseball said Monday. The previous mark of $59.1 million came in 2009.

The Giants split $23.5 million, voting 50 full shares, partial shares equivalent to another 11.1, and 12 cash awards. All-Star outfielder Melky Cabrera, suspended for the final 45 games of the regular season and the division series, automatically received a full share without his teammates having to make a decision.

Bet on MLB Odds

Want More From TheSpread.com? Follow us on Twitter and Facebook or Subscribe to Our News Feeds!

MLB Headlines

MLB Top Stories

Thumbnail Possible 2018 World Series Matchups There are odds available for 2018 MLB World Series possible matchups and a Los Angeles Dodgers versus New York Yankees clash has the best...
Thumbnail Updated AL Pennant Odds After acquiring Giancarlo Stanton, are the New York Yankees the team to beat in the American League this season? Here is what oddsmakers say.

MLB Team Pages