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By Times Wires
Published November 28, 2007


How much extra pay does a Red Sox player receive for winning the World Series?

Wallace Witham, Belleair Bluffs

A full playoff share for Red Sox players amounted to $308,235.75, Major League Baseball announced Monday. Red Sox players voted to award 47 full shares, 14 partial shares and 11 cash awards. The players' pool is made up by 60 percent of the gate receipts from the first three games of the division series, and 60 percent of the gate receipts from the first four games of the championship series and the World Series.

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