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BOBBY BONILLA RUMORS

It’s Bobby-Bo Day Again

It’s July 1st, not nearly as significant a day as July 4th, unless of course your name is Bobby Bonilla. It’s time for the Mets to cut that annual payroll check in the amount of $1,193,248.20 for their two-time former outfielder. It’s all part of the agreement the Mets made to pay Bonilla that $1.2 million sum annually on July 1 for 25 years rather than the $5.9 million he...
Via Mets Merized Online
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Bobby Bonilla Day in Met World

It could be worse, A-Rod critics.Every July 1, the Mets send Bobby Bonilla a check for $1.2 million. This will continue until the year 2035... (if man is still aliiiiiive...)

Worst Contract in Baseball: Bobby Bonilla Gets Paid Today

Once a professional athlete retires, his primary source of income is typically eliminated. However, former New York Mets outfielder and 16-year pro Bobby Bonilla is an exception. Every year on July 1, Bonilla is due $1,193,248.20, per ESPN’s Adam Rubin. According to Baseball-Reference.com, Bonilla played his final Major League game on October 7, 2001, but these $1.2 million payments...
Via Sportsnaut
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-player Bobby Bonilla gets $1.2M annual payday from Mets

  America will do plenty of celebrating on Fourth of July weekend. For Bobby Bonilla, though, the party already has started.   July 1 marks a special day for the former MLB slugger, as it’s the day he receives his annual $1.2 million check from the New York Mets. Yes, you read that right. Bonilla retired in 2001, but he still earns more than $1 million per year...
Via NESN.com
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

July 1: The day the New York Mets dread and Bobby Bonilla loves

Hey, New York Mets, it’s July 1, and you know what that means. Yes, it is time to pay Bobby Bonilla is annual check of $1,193,248.20. Due to a deferral clause leftover from when the Mets bought out the finally year of Bonilla’s contract before the 2000 season, Bonilla has been getting that amount since 2011 and will continue to do so until the year 2035. Yeah, you read that right...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Today’s the Day Bobby Bonilla Gets Paid

Ask just about anyone what July 1 means to them and you’ll likely get one of two responses…it’s the “official start” of the second half of the year and, naturally, it’s Bobby Bonilla Day. Bobby Bonilla Day is the holiday when the New York Mets pay the former All-Star nearly $1.2 million to continue to not play for them. If you want the entire story…Google it. But, long...
Via Hall of Very Good
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

The Mets Are Still Paying Bobby Bonilla A Ton Each Year, And The Reason Why Is Rather Weird

Bobby Bonilla's yearly Mets salary is pretty wild. Here's how much he is being paid in comparison to pitchers on the roster.
Via Gamedayr
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets paying Bobby Bonilla twice as much as Matt Harvey

Former Major League Baseball player Bobby Bonilla hasn’t played in a professional game since 2001. He’s 52 years old and last stepped on a baseball diamond less than a year after George W. Bush moved into the White House. He’s also set to receive a $1.2 million paycheck from the New York Mets as part of a deferment he agreed to with the team back in 2000. The story is as...
Via Sportsnaut
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Bobby Bonilla Reports to Mets Spring Training to Collect His $1 Million Check

Former New York Mets outfielder Bobby Bonilla reported to training camp in Port St. Lucis, Florida, today to collect his giant novelty check for $1.19 million, per his agreement with the team that will pay him that sum through 2035. “They pay for my airfare down here, that’s in the deal, too,” said Bonilla. “They fly me first class. They put me up in a really nice hotel...
Via Sports Pickle
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss
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