This is ESPN The Magazine's 2012 Franchise Rankings entry for the Boston Red Sox.
To find out which athletic organizations shell out the most dough, ESPN The Magazine and Sportingintelligence surveyed 278 teams in 14 major pro leagues. The result? More than 7,000 athletes make a combined $15.69 billion in salary.
For the first time, former closer Jeff Reardon speaks about his jewelry store robbery and the tragic death of his son.