A salary is a form of payment which is given to an employee from an employer as compensation paid in return for work which has been performed. It is usually a fixed amount given out at a fixed interval.
In the world of sports, many professional athletes play their favorite sport not only for the love of the game, but also because they get paid big bucks to do so. Professional athletes have some of the highest salaries in the world. Among them are some of the professional baseball players who play in the MLB.
Some of the highest paid athletes in the league include Miguel Cabrera, David Price, Clayton Kershaw, Barry Bonds, Noland Arenado and Kris Bryant. These players sign multi-million-dollar contracts and each year, they collected salaries ranging from as low as $80,000 in the 1970s to as high as $33 million today, per season. Apart from their salaries, they also earn additional money through sponsorship and various endorsement deals.
How well do you know some of the salaries of the best players in the MLB? Well, only a true fan will be able to. Will you be one of them? Take this quiz if you would like to find out!