Giants make Forbes' most valuable sports teams list

Giants make Forbes' most valuable sports teams list
July 18, 2014, 12:00 pm
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Despite posting a 76-86 record in 2013, the Giants are one of the most valuable professional baseball teams in the world. (USATSI) 

 

 

Every year, Forbes magazine recognizes the world's most valuable sports teams. For the second consecutive year, the San Francisco Giants have made the publication's list.

The Giants are worth an estimated $1 billion, and are tied for the 37th spot.  

Last year, San Francisco had the third-highest attendance in baseball and drew 3.36 million people to AT&T Park.  

The value of the Giants has gone up 65 percent over the past three years. In 2013, the team was worth $786 million, and was ranked 49th by Forbes.

 

Forbes Top 50 List

1. Real Madrid

2. Barcelona

3. Manchester United

4. New York Yankees

5. Dallas Cowboys

6. Los Angeles Dodgers

7. Bayern Munich

8. New England Patriots

9. Washington Redskins

10. New York Giants

11. Boston Red Sox

12. Houston Texans

13. New York Knicks

14. New York Jets

15. Los Angeles Lakers

16. Arsenal

17. Philadelphia Eagles

18. Chicago Bears

19. Baltimore Ravens

20. San Francisco 49ers

*21. Chicago Cubs 

*21. Ferrari

*21. Indianapolis Colts

24. Green Bay Packers

25. Denver Broncos

26. Toronto Maple Leafs

27. Pittsburgh Steelers

28. Seattle Seahawks

29. Miami Dolphins

30. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

31. Carolina Panthers

32. Tennessee Titans

33. Kansas City Chiefs

34. Minnesota Vikings

35. Cleveland Browns

36. New Orleans Saints

37. Chicago Bulls

*37. San Francisco Giants

39. Philadelphia Phillies

40. Arizona Cardinals

41. San Diego Chargers

42. Atlanta Falcons

43. Cincinnati Bengals

44. Detroit Lions

*45. Boston Celtics

*45. St. Louis Rams

47. Buffalo Bills

48. Chelsea

49. Manchester City

50. AC Milan 

*Tied, teams are valued the same