Major League Baseball 2021 Prize Money

MLB Prize MoneyThe Major League Baseball is an American professional baseball organization and also the oldest of the major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada. MLB is formed with 30 teams, 29 in the United States and 1 in Canada. Teams play 162 games each season and five teams in each league advance to a four-round postseason tournament that culminates in the World Series, a best-of-seven championship series between the two league champions.

Major League Baseball announced the 2021 regular-season schedule on July 9, 2020. A full 162-game season is planned to be played.

The official prize money hasn’t been published yet. This list is an estimation depending on the previous tournament.

Major League Baseball (MLB) 2021 Prize Money

Summary Number of Teams Purse Share Players Pool Prize Money
World Series Champion 1 34% $440,910 $35 million
World Series Runner-up 1 24% $259,722. $24 million
League Champions 1 12% $135,759 $10.24 million
League Runner-ups 1 12% $135,759 $10.24 million
Division Series Runner-ups 4 13% (3.2% each) $45,505 $12 million
Wild Card Runner-ups 2 3% (1.5 % each) $20,500 $2.8 million

As the given list of facts The world series champion will receive $35 million prize money, $440,910 from players pool and (34%) purse share. World Series Runner-up will bag $24 million prize money, $259,722 players pool and (24%) purse share. Along with the League Champions will receive $10.24 million prize money, $135,759 players pool and 12% purse share with the league runners up receiving also $10.24 million prize money, $135,759 players pool and 12% purse share. League Champions and runner-ups prize money are distributed equally. Division Series Runner-ups will get $12 million prize money, $45,505 players pool and 13% purse share (3.2% each). Wild Card runner-up two teams will received 3% total prize money share equally distributed among them each team received (1.5%) which $1.4 million comes to each team.

Awards :

There are also some trophys given throughout the tournament. These award are given depending on many facts of the tournament.

TEAM AWARDS

  • Commissioner’s Trophy
  • Warren C. Giles Trophy
  • William Harridge Trophy

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS

  • Most Valuable Player
  • Cy Young Award
  • Rookie of the Year
  • Manager of the Year
  • Gold Glove
  • Silver Slugger
  • Hank Aaron
  • Comeback Player of the Year
  • World Series MVP
  • League Championship Series MVP
  • All-Star Game MVP
  • Roberto Clemente
  • Reliever of the Year
  • Edgar Martinez Award

OTHER AWARDS

  • Commissioner’s Historic Achievement

Players pool :

The players’ pool is formed from 50 percent of the gate receipts from the Wild Card Games; 60 percent of the gate receipts from the first three games of the Division Series; 60 percent of the gate receipts from the first four games of the League Championship Series; and 60 percent of the gate receipts from the first four games of the World Series.

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