Patriots, Red Sox Among Forbes’ Most Valuable Franchises

July 16, 2013 3:27 PM
Patriots, Red Sox Among Forbes’ Most Valuable Franchises
" BOSTON (CBS) – When it comes to the world’s most valuable sports franchises, two of the top 11 call New England their home.

Both the New England Patriots and Boston Red Sox found their way onto Forbes’ list of the World’s 50 Most Valuable Sports Franchises.

Valued at $1.635 billion, the Patriots come in at sixth on the list. They are second to only the Dallas Cowboys ($2.1 billion) in the NFL, and the New York Yankees (fourth at $2.3 billion) in American sports.

“The Patriots have sold out every game at Gillette Stadium since it opened in 2002 and have more than 60,000 people on a waiting list for season tickets,” Forbes said of the Patriots. “The Pats increased ticket prices last season for the first time since 2008 "

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