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Yanks Receive World Series Earnings

December 4, 1998

NEW YORK (AP) _ Each member of the New York Yankees voted a full World Series share will get $312,042, almost $100,000 more than the previous record.

Members of the NL champion San Diego Padres will receive $204,184.

The previous record for a share was set in 1996, when a full share on the Yankees was worth $216,870. This year’s increased total, announced Friday, followed the doubling of World Series ticket prices.