Top 100 Richest Baseball Players

Baseball has a long history as America's favorite pastime. For over 170 years, it is considered by many as the best sport. Youngsters who are perceived to be talented athletes often have parents who will push them towards baseball. They have seen how the sport can be a road to riches. Even verage professional baseball players are paid millions of dollars per year until the hard salary cap system has been imposed. Baseball's popularity continues up to this day because it is easy to follow and there is the excitement to see your favorite team's players cross over the plate. This is also one of the reasons why it also has a history of the richest sports players as they have acquired an enormous net worth, especially with their salaries and endorsements. Professional baseball players have the ability to earn huge amount of wealth in their chosen sport. It has a long list of legends who are highly paid, particularly when they play in the championships, considering their outstanding performances. They don't only get fat paychecks from their teams, but they also get hold of lucrative endorsement deals with various companies. One of the richest baseball players of all time is Alex Rodriguez or A-Rod to many. He is a homerun hero when it comes to salary and other earnings. His net worth of millions is soaring because of the sport's current market. Take a look at the list below that covers the richest of them and you are going to love it!

Rank Name Net Worth Age Country
Alex Rodriguez
$300 Million 42 United states
Derek Jeter
$185 Million 43 United states
CC Sabathia
$155 Million 37 United states
Albert Pujols
$140 Million 38 United states
Ryan Howard
$140 Million 38 United states
Miguel Cabrera
$135 Million 34 -
Adrian Beltre
$125 Million 38 -
Joe Mauer
$125 Million 34 United states
Randy Johnson
$115 Million 54 United states
Pedro Martinez (MLB)
$110 Million 46 United states
Aramis Ramirez
$110 Million 39 -
Chipper Jones
$110 Million 45 United states
Manny Ramirez
$110 Million 45 United states
Mike Piazza
$100.9 Million 49 United states
Cliff Lee
$100 Million 39 United states
Prince Fielder
$100 Million 33 United states
Gary Sheffield (MLB)
$90 Million 49 United states
Mariano Rivera
$90 Million 48 -
David Wright
$80 Million 35 United states
Zack Greinke
$80 Million 34 United states
Barry Bonds
$80 Million 53 United states
Tom Glavine
$80 Million 51 United states
Carlos Beltran
$80 Million 40 -
Jim Thome
$80 Million 47 United states
Carl Crawford
$79 Million 36 United states
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