Secretary George Munson, of the St. Louis Browns, when asked about the expenses of that club, said: "At least $65,000 to $70,000 for a baseball season. This, of course, includes ground rent for the ball park, advertising, traveling expenses and incidentals. The Browns during a championship season draw as well as any club in America. Unquestionably, the largest number of people drawn on any one day was at Brooklyn, N.Y., on Decoration Day, 1889, when we were paid for between 32,000 and 33,000 people for the morning and afternoon games."
-New York Clipper, November 7, 1891
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