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Chart: Growth industries in pro sports

  • May 30, 2014 - 10:15 PM

Growth industries

A look at the finances of Minnesota’s four major professional teams with purchase price and year purchased and Forbes valuation.

NBA Timberwolves

• $88.5 million (1994)

• $430 million (2014, 26th of 30)

MLB Twins

• $38 million (1984)

• $605 million (2014, 19th of 30)

NFL Vikings

• $600 million (2005)

• $1.007 billion (2013; 21st of 32)

NHL Wild

• $260 million (2008)

• $330 million (2013; 19th of 30)

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