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SFMTA vs. SF Giants: Quiz Answers!

The SFMTA or SF Giants. Who boasts bigger numbers? During lunch, we asked you to guess the heavyweights in our seven-question series. Did you make bets with your co-workers? Now, we reveal the answers.

  • Seats in AT&T Park vs. Parking Meters in SF

 

  • Giants Tickets Sold vs. Parking Tickets Issued in SF

 

  • Giants Ticket Revenue vs. SFMTA Parking Ticket Revenue

 

  • Yearly SFMTA Budget vs. 2012 SF Giants Payroll

 

  • Box Office Price of a Premium Seat World Series Ticket vs. Ticket for Misuse of a Handicap Placard or Blue Zone

 

  • Average MUNI Operator’s Salary vs. Average Giants Player’s Salary

 

  • Highest Paid MUNI Driver’s Salary vs. Lowest Paid Giants Player’s Salary

 
BONUS Question:

  • Distance Run Around the Bases on Giants Base Hits (Hint: It’s 90 feet between each base) vs. Distance from AT&T Park to Muir Woods


ANSWERS:
Seats in AT&T Park 41,915
Parking Meters in SF 29,000
 
Giants Tickets Sold 3.5 Million
Parking Tickets Issued in SF (FY 2011) 1.5 Million
 
Giants Ticket Revenue $110 Million
SFMTA Parking Ticket Revenue
$85 Million
 
Yearly SFMTA Budget $821 Million
2012 SF Giants Payroll $137 Million
 
Box Office Price of a Premium Seat World Series Ticket  $1040
Ticket for Misuse of a Handicap Placard or Blue Zone $966 (plus $450 towing charge)
 
Average MUNI Operator’s Salary $109,000
Average Giants Player’s Salary $4.1 Million
 
Highest Paid MUNI Driver’s Salary
$210,000 (Avg. Salary $109,000)
Lowest Paid Giants Player’s Salary $480,000 (Avg. $4.1 Million)
 
BONUS Question:
Distance Run Around the Bases on Giants Base Hits (Hint: It’s 90 feet between each base) 38 miles
Distance from AT&T Park to Muir Woods
18 miles

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