The 25 Richest Contracts In Sports History

With USA Today reporting that the Seattle Mariners will be inking Felix Hernandez to a 7 year, $175 million contract that will make him the highest paid pitcher in MLB history we’ve pulled together a list of the largest contracts in sport history. Most are baseball, some worked out well and others were busts.

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