There are a number of ways to measure the Phillies' growth as a franchise. Five straight NL East titles is one. (The streak is in serious jeopardy this season, but that's not what this story is about.) Economics are another.
A dozen years ago, the Phillies were on the receiving end of Major League Baseball's revenue-sharing plan.
Baseball leaders weigh in on Hamels, luxury tax
CSN Philly | Jul 11