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The gate for a baseball team isn’t just tickets: there’s also parking and concessions and local merchandise to account for. And yet, just from tickets, the 2022 Yankees raked in $345 million. That’s not a rumor, it’s from a market disclosure the Yankees had to send to the state of New York, which owns Yankee Stadium thanks to the whole publicly funded thing. Via Sportico: