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Wisdom and Links: All Links!

Last week, I didn’t have any links – I just made fun of the Mets’ payments to Bobby Bonilla. So, this week, I make up for it by ONLY having links! As a result of this, these links are from more than just last week, but they still are good! Joe Posnanski on the Best Pitcher in Baseball History, and also some discussion on cheating Derek Jeter’s “Player’s Tribune” site...
Via Hall of Very Good
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisdom and (no) Links: Other Things That Cost Less Than Bobby Bonilla

A few months ago, I was asked to write something about how much the New York Mets pay Bobby Bonilla every year, despite the fact he is long retired. I then promptly forgot it. Until I saw this: The #Mets will pay M.Harvey & J.Degrom a combined total of $1,171,000 this yr They will pay Bobby Bonilla $1,193,248 on July 1 this #MLB yr — Robert Raiola, CPA (@SportsTaxMan) April...
Via Hall of Very Good
April 20, 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

Skinny Barry Bonds’ Head Dwarfed By Bobby Bonilla’s Melon

  Not that Bobby Bonilla’s head was ever that small. I have no idea when this photo was taken, but it has to…
Via Busted Coverage
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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