The Relative Dollar Value of A Victory, Graphic Version

This elegant, interactive graph by Ben Fry charts the payroll and win totals of all 30 MLB teams over the 2005 season. A simplistic but nonetheless useful (and convenient) tool for evaluating your local franchise.

3 comments… add one
  • It looks as if the Indians are becoming a model franchise. The ChiSox, A’s and Brewers also did well for their payrolls in 2005.
    The Dodgers, Orioles and Mariners were just plain awful.

    NickYF March 1, 2006, 1:27 pm
  • Don’t leave out the Cubbies. Ugly.

    YF March 1, 2006, 1:47 pm
  • Immediately striking is how good the Indians were, and how unbelievably shitty the Mariners were.

    tom yf March 1, 2006, 11:55 pm

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