20 Most Ridiculous MLB Contract Clauses and Incentives in History

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20 Most Ridiculous MLB Contract Clauses and Incentives in History

Clauses and incentives have become regularities in all contracts as of late, but baseball has featured some weird ones. From severely backloaded deals to ones with interesting expense accounts, some contracts have just been complete head-scratchers.

Take Adam Dunn of the Chicago White Sox, for example. Though he is primarily a DH, his contract contains fielding bonuses. In another case that shall be discussed shortly, Manny Ramirez's contract with the Red Sox featured a clause that was just plain ridiculous.

In another celebration of the quirky, here are the 20 most ridiculous contract clauses/incentives in MLB history.

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