"The New York Yankees
are baseball’s richest and most storied franchise, but the first half of the 1990s was a very different era
for the Yankees and their fans. The team’s payroll of $28 million ranked eighth among MLB teams in 1991.
Two years later the team
- By 1993 the team was still being
drew an average of 23,251 fans to game
s, filling Yankee Stadium to 40% capacity. The Bronx Bombers failed to make the playoffs
- for 13 straight years."...
7/7/11, "Derek Jeter: The Yankees $5 Billion Man
," Forbes, Kurt Badenhausen
Labels: In 1993 the Yankees were outspent by the Toronto Blue Jays and Cincinnati Reds