20 Biggest Contracts in MLB History

Stars in other sports might get more magazine covers and bigger endorsement deals. But due to a variety of factors, MLB superstars command the biggest contracts. And if you want to know about them, check out the article of Insidermonkey on the biggest contracts in MLB history.

As mosf of you MLB fans already know, Marlins and Giancarlo Stanton are moving toward a deal that would pay the 25-year-old slugging outfielder $325 million over 13 years. After consulting with various online personal finance calculators, I feel confident in saying that's a lot of money. How much money? Well, that contract, provided it's finalized, would rather easily be the largest contract in MLB history. And that tantalizing prospect brings us to this episode of Leaderboarding, in which we run down the 10 biggest contracts in MLB history. We're in a state of presumption for the top spot, as, yes, we'll be assuming Stanton's $325-million pact-to-be gets finalized, signed and possibly even notarized at a local currency exchange.

Anyway, most MLB players need more than three years of service time before they’re eligible for salary arbitration, so most MLB players make something close to the league minimum for the first three seasons of their careers. And surely, they are doing it RIGHT! However, if you are not a fan of MLB, you might be interested on 15 Highest-Earning Golf Players in the World instead.

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