How do MLB teams get money for payroll?

I understand they get a percentage of ticket sales and licensed merchandise sales, that's a given, but why, for example do the Yankees have nearly $199 million to spend on payroll, when no other team except the Red Sox even comes close. And how can it be fair when a team like Florida only has $15 million to... show more I understand they get a percentage of ticket sales and licensed merchandise sales, that's a given, but why, for example do the Yankees have nearly $199 million to spend on payroll, when no other team except the Red Sox even comes close. And how can it be fair when a team like Florida only has $15 million to spend on payroll. (I'm not a Florida fan, I'm a Tribe fan, just trying to understand how all this works).
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