Fielding the Most Overpaid Roster in MLB History

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Fielding the Most Overpaid Roster in MLB History
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No sport enjoys handing out massive contracts more than Major League Baseball.

There was a point in time when it was a big deal for a player to get a $100 million contract on the open market. Clearly, that's no longer the case.

Beginning in the mid-90s, player salaries began to climb at an extremely fast pace—most likely because steroids brought fans back to the ballpark. Ever since, salaries have skyrocketed at a blistering pace.

The "team" I've assembled here is proof of how absurd some contracts have been over the last two decades. 

Being on this list doesn't necessarily mean that they are or were overrated, but it's clear that none of them have deserved the money thrown their way.

Join me as I "Field the Most Overpaid Roster in MLB History."

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