Largest Baseball Contract Packages

Updated: December 15, 2006, 10:47 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Baseball contracts worth $100 million or more. Figures were obtained by The Associated Press from player and management sources and include all guaranteed income but not income from potential incentive bonuses. There is no distinction for money deferred without interest:< Player, Club            Years   Total         Alex Rodriguez, Tex-NYY 2001-10 $252 million  Derek Jeter, NYY        2001-10 $189 million  Manny Ramirez, Bos      2001-08 $160 million  Todd Helton, Col        2003-11 $141.5 million Alfonso Soriano, Cubs   2007-14 $136   million Vernon Wells, Tor       2008-14 $126 million  Mike Hampton, Col-Atl   2001-08 $121 million  Jason Giambi, NYY       2002-08 $120 million  Carlos Beltran, NYM     2005-11 $119 million  Ken Griffey Jr., Cin    2000-08 $116.5 million Kevin Brown, LAD-NYY    1999-05 $105 million  Albert Pujols, StL      2004-10 $100 million  Carlos Lee, Hou         2007-12 $100 million


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