Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times
April 9, 2007
Value judgment: Bear Stearns vs. the Los Angeles Dodgers
More valuable: the Dodgers, at $632 million
JPMorgan Chase's takeover of Bear Stearns, announced Sunday, gave the investment bank a value of just $236 million
Forbes, in its annual report on the value of sports franchises, values the Los Angeles Dodgers at $632 million, the fourth-most-valuable franchise in baseball, and more than double the $236-million value of Bear Stearns.