July 06, 2011

Why The Mets Still Owe Bobby Bonilla $30 Million: A pre-Bernie Madoff scandal article about the Mets' annual payments to Bobby Bo. Wilpon thought the Madoff train would keep paying into perpetuity.

posted by reenum to baseball at 02:08 PM - 1 comment

I love the Bonilla deal. The Mets did reach the World Series because of the short-term financial flexibility it offered them, so it's not entirely disastrous for them. More athletes should defer money, either through contracts or through their own investment plans, for retirement.

posted by rcade at 02:54 PM on July 06, 2011

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