Found August 08, 2012 on Redlegs Review:
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It's no secret that professional baseball players enjoy large incomes and rather lavish lifestyles. Especially the ones with seniority and/or some legitimate star power. In fact, the average MLBer typically rakes in more cash over one season than most average citizens can expect to earn in a lifetime. With that said, I thought it would be fun to try and put their salaries in better perspective. And the following list of 15 figures is what I came up with. Proceed reading with caution, as the numbers may actually boggle your mind for a moment: + Bronson Arroyo's 2012 base salary is $12 million. That equates to $1 million a month, $230,769 per week, $32,876 per day, $1,369 per hour, $22.83 per minute or 38 cents per second. + Arroyo earns over twice as much in a month as rookie catcher Devin Mesoraco makes in an entire season ($480k). + Brandon Phillips is also pulling in a salary of $12 million this season. It takes him just 292 hours, or 12.17 days, to earn t...
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