29 Eye-popping contracts in sports

[post_page_title]Joey Votto[/post_page_title]
In 2014, Joey Votto signed the biggest contract deal in the history of the Cincinnati Reds franchise. The contract extension was worth $225 million over ten years, plus another $26.5 million that were owed to him for the final two years on his existing contract. Votto went from earning $327,000 in 2006 to $22 million this season, and will earn $25 million from 2018-2023. He’s expected to earn $20 million during the final year of his contract in 2024.

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