Vote: If You Won the Mega Millions Jackpot, in Which Sports League Would You Most Want to Purchase a Team?

Vote: If You Won the Mega Millions Jackpot, in Which Sports League Would You Most Want to Purchase a Team?An estimated $540 million is being let loose in the Mega Millions Jackpot and will be headed for someone’s bank account, as soon as they announce the winning numbers on Friday evening.

But if you won this money would you spend it on on a sports franchise and, if so, which league would you buy it from?

MLB franchises might be a little overpriced for these winnings. The average value of a major league team is about $605 million, according to Forbes. Though the new price tag of the $2.1 billion Los Angeles Dodgers will drive that average up. You can probably buy the Kansas City Royls or Pittsburgh Pirates at a pretty good rate, though.

The NBA is a good bet if you want to go that root. Forbes places the average NBA team at $393 million and the Boston Celtics are valued at $482 million. So, if you have some extra money lying around, then you can afford to buy the Celtics — maybe not after taxes.

If football is your passion, then you can at least afford half a franchise. According to Forbes, an average NFL team can cost $1.04 billion — that’s right billion!

The NHL is probably the best bet with an average value of $240 million per team. Or if you want just use the money to start your own franchise — though the NHL would have to approve it first, of course.

So, which one would you choose? Please share your opinion and vote in the poll below.

If you won the Mega Millions Jackpot, in which sports league would you most want to purchase a team?

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