New York Mets shortstop Francisco Lindor tops this year’s list with $45.3 million in total earnings for 2021, including endorsements, followed by Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer ($39 million), Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout ($38.5 million) and New York Yankees ace Gerrit Cole ($36.5 million).
Who made the most money playing baseball?
Which MLB players have earned the most money? Alex Rodriguez is the highest-paid MLB player ever, having earned $399m in salary over the course of his career. Known mostly for his time with the Yankees, Rodriguez also played for the Seattle Mariners and Texas Rangers during his 22-year MLB stint.
Who is the highest-paid MLB player 2020?
The highest earner in the MLB in 2021 was the center field for the Los Angeles Angels, Mike Trout. The 29-year-old eight-time All-Star took home an annual salary of 37.17 million U.S. dollars in the 2021 season.
Who was the first baseball player to earn $1000000?
Nolan Ryan becomes baseball’s first million dollar man | Baseball Hall of Fame.
How much does Mike Trout make a day?
Mike Trout contract breakdown – $36M AAV
Who is the highest-paid pitcher?
2022 Starting Pitcher Salary Rankings
|1||Scherzer Max Scherzer NYM||$43,333,333|
|2||Cole Gerrit Cole NYY||$36,000,000|
|deGrom Jacob deGrom NYM||$36,000,000|
|4||Bauer Trevor Bauer LAD||$35,333,333|
What is the salary of Lebron James?
With his $41.2 million salary for the upcoming 2021-22 season and an estimated $70 million from his ventures off the court, the Los Angeles Lakers star is set to haul in $111.2 million in a single year, demolishing the NBA earnings record of $96.5 million he established over the 12 months ending in May.