NEW YORK — A full postseason share for the World Series champion Boston Red Sox was worth $307,323, down from a record $370,873 for the San Francisco Giants last year.
The players' pool dropped to $62.7 million from a record $65.4 million, Major League Baseball said Thursday.
Boston split $22.6 million, voting 58 full shares, partial shares equivalent to another 14.9 and 21 cash awards.
A full share on the NL champion St. Louis Cardinals was worth $228,300, down from $284,275 last year for AL champion Detroit.
The players' pool included 50 percent of the gate receipts from the two wild-card games, and 60 percent from the first three games of each division series and the first four games of each league championship series and the World Series.
Full shares were worth $129,278 for the Tigers, $108,037 for the Los Angeles Dodgers, $37,316 for the Oakland Athletics, $35,559 for the Pittsburgh Pirates, $35,280 for the Tampa Bay Rays, $34,012 for the Atlanta Braves, $15,285 for the Cincinnati Reds and $15,107 for the Cleveland Indians.