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The influence of TV deals is monumental: the Reds are said to make about 10 million annually, while the Angels just inked a new 20-year contract for 3 billion dollars. Billion. That's 150 million a year. To our 10.
Of course that has a lot to do with timing also. TV contracts in general are through the roof right now so anybody who has one expiring and can cash in now is going to profit big compared to those locked into old agreements. Obviously, the size of the LA market is part of it too though.