Stole this from the ORG. Yes!The franchise value of the Cincinnati Reds Cincinnati Reds Latest from The Business Journals Cincinnati Reds franchise value up 13%, Forbes says2012 Green Business Awards Finalist: RumpkeCincinnati Reds pick Sheriff Simon Leis to throw out first pitch Follow this company rose 13 percent in the past year to $424 million, according to the Cincinnati Business Courier.
Stole this from Wikipedia. Yes!After the 2005 season, the Reds had endured 5 consecutive losing seasons, their longest such streak in 50 years, under the ownership of Carl Lindner. Castellini led a group that purchased the Reds from Lindner for $270 million.
So if my math is correct the value of the Reds' franchise has increased approximately 154 million dollars in six seasons. Or, roughly, 26 million dollars a year.