Current Major League Baseball team owners and the principal corporate entities that operate the clubs:

List

Team Principal owner(s) Operating entities Purchase price Year
Acquired
Arizona Diamondbacks Ken Kendrick AZPB LP, AZPBI Inc. $130,000,000 1995
Atlanta Braves Liberty Media Atlanta National League Baseball Club Inc. $450,000,000 [a] 2007
Baltimore Orioles Peter Angelos Baltimore Orioles LP, Baltimore Orioles Inc., Baltimore Baseball Club Inc. $173,000,000 1993
Boston Red Sox John W. Henry Boston Red Sox Baseball Club LP, Fenway Sports Group LLC $660,000,000 2002
Chicago Cubs Thomas S. Ricketts Chicago National League Ball Club Inc. $845,000,000 2009
Chicago White Sox Jerry Reinsdorf Chicago White Sox Ltd., Chisox Corp. $20,000,000 1981
Cincinnati Reds Bob Castellini Cincinnati Reds LLC $270,000,000 2006
Cleveland Guardians Larry Dolan Cleveland Guardians Baseball Co. LLC $323,000,000 1999
Colorado Rockies Charlie Monfort Colorado Baseball Partnership, Colorado Rockies Baseball Club Ltd. $95,000,000 1992
Detroit Tigers Christopher Ilitch Olympia Entertainment, Detroit Tigers Inc. $82,000,000 1992
Houston Astros Jim Crane Crane Capital Group, Houston Astros Inc., Houston Astros, LLC $615,000,000 2011
Kansas City Royals John Sherman Kansas City Royals Baseball Corp. $1,000,000,000 2020
Los Angeles Angels Arturo Moreno Angels Baseball LP, Moreno Baseball LP $184,000,000 2003
Los Angeles Dodgers Mark Walter Guggenheim Baseball Management, Los Angeles Dodgers, Inc. $2,000,000,000 2012
Miami Marlins Bruce Sherman Miami Marlins LP, Miami Marlins Inc., Miami Marlins Baseball Ltd. $1,300,000,000 2018
Milwaukee Brewers Mark Attanasio Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club, Milwaukee Brewers Holdings LLC $223,000,000 2005
Minnesota Twins Jim Pohlad Minnesota Twins, MTI Partnership LLP $44,000,000 1984
New York Mets Steve Cohen Point72 Asset, Sterling Equities, Mets Partners Inc. $2,475,000,000 2020
New York Yankees Hal Steinbrenner Yankee Global Enterprises $8,700,000 [1] 1973
Oakland Athletics John J. Fisher Oakland Athletics Limited Partnership [2] $180,000,000 2005
Philadelphia Phillies John S. Middleton The Phillies $30,000,000 1981
Pittsburgh Pirates Robert Nutting Pittsburgh Associates LP, Pittsburgh Baseball Inc. $92,000,000 1996
San Diego Padres Peter Seidler The Padres Group, Padres LP, Padres Inc. $800,000,000 [c][3] 2012
San Francisco Giants Charlie Johnson San Francisco Baseball Associates LP, SF Giants Baseball Club $100,000,000 1992
Seattle Mariners John W. Stanton Baseball Club of Seattle LP, Baseball of Seattle Inc. $106,000,000 1992
St. Louis Cardinals William DeWitt, Jr. St. Louis Cardinals LLC, St. Louis National Baseball Club Inc. $150,000,000 [b] 1995
Tampa Bay Rays Stuart Sternberg Tampa Bay Rays Ltd. $130,000,000 2005
Texas Rangers Ray Davis Rangers Baseball Express, Texas Rangers Baseball Club $593,000,000 2010
Toronto Blue Jays Rogers Communications Rogers Blue Jays Baseball Partnership, Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Ltd $140,000,000 2000
Washington Nationals Lerner Enterprises Washington Nationals Baseball Club LLC $450,000,000 2006

Notes

  1. a The Atlanta Braves sale in 2007 to Liberty Media was part of a complex swap of cash, stock, magazine holdings, and the Braves, in which Time Warner sent the Braves, a hobbyist publishing company, and $980,000,000 to Liberty in exchange for approximately 68.5 million shares of Time Warner stock, at the time worth $1.48 billion. It was announced and confirmed that the Braves were given a value of $450,000,000 in the transaction.[4][5]
  2. b The price for the St. Louis Cardinals included Busch Stadium.
  3. c As much as $200,000,000 of the sale price included the team's 20-percent stake in Fox Sports San Diego.[6]

See also

References

  1. ^ "New York News, Traffic, Sports, Weather, Photos, Entertainment, and Gossip". Daily News (New York). September 8, 2011.
  2. ^ "Business Search - Business Entities - Business Programs | California Secretary of State".
  3. ^ Canepa, Nick (August 29, 2012). "Canepa: New owners don't tease with false promises". U-T San Diego. Archived from the original on July 24, 2015.
  4. ^ ""Braves'" New World - Forbes Magazine". 5 May 2008.
  5. ^ "Braves sale is approved - MLB.com".
  6. ^ Grover, Ronald (August 16, 2012). "Beer distributor gets league OK to buy San Diego Padres". Chicago Tribune. Reuters. Archived from the original on December 20, 2012.