Babe Ruth's 1927 Paycheck Made Him a Huge Bargain

Kyle NewportFeatured ColumnistMay 23, 2014

via @darrenrovell

Babe Ruth is arguably the greatest baseball player who has ever lived, and once you see one of his paychecks, it's clear he was a huge bargain.

Sure, that was quite a bit of money for those times. However, that wouldn't come close to matching the salaries of today's biggest stars.

Check out an astounding estimate of what Detroit Tigers star Miguel Cabrera will make under his latest contract:

Cabrera has the largest contract in baseball history to a player not named Alex Rodriguez

[Darren Rovell]