Undeniably, baseball is one of the popular sports worldwide. Just like basketball, it also has a lot of fans. In fact, a lot of schools worldwide are allowing their students to play this kind of sport. Baseball League is even one of the competitions that many people are looking forward to. Here are the top 10 highest paid baseball players in 2015.
10. CC Sabathia
The most interesting and simple fact about this baseball superstar is that he is left-handed, and he is the pitcher of his team. He is actually a writer apart from being a baseball player. His salary in playing baseball is $23 million.
9. Felix Hernandez
This highly-paid baseball player is just 29 years old. He was born on April 8, 1986. He is a Venezuelan living in Valencia, Venezuela. His role in Seattle Mariners team is a pitcher. He is paid $24 million as his salary in this sport.
8. Prince Fielder
He is one of the best players in the Texas Rangers baseball team. His salary rate is $24 million. He is also a favorite brand endorser of Rawlings and Nike. He was born on May 9, 1984 and he is currently 31 years old. He is an American, and living in Ontario, California.
7. Robinson Cano
With a salary rate of $24 million, this Dominican-American baseball player is under the team of Seattle Mariners. His role is the second baseman. He is currently 32 years old, and was born on October 22, 1982. He is also a famous brand endorser of Nike, HTC, Alaska Airlines, and Wilson.
6. Albert Pujols
This Dominican-American baseball player had excellently performed last year’s Major League Baseball. He hit a total of 500 home runs. He is actually under Los Angeles Angels team. He was born on January 16, 1980, and he is currently 35 years old. His salary is $24 million.
5. Cliff Lee
This famous baseball player has a salary rate of $25 million. He is one of those American baseball players who really thrive in this kind of sport. Born on August 30, 1978, he is currently 36 years old. He is happily living in Benton, Arkansas.
4. Ryan Howard
He is under Philadelphia Phillies baseball team, and his role is the first baseman. He was born on November 19, 1979 making him to be 35 years old at the present. This man is also a favorite brand endorser of Lojo Sports, Rawlings, and New Balance. His salary reaches as much as $25 million.
3. Justin Verlander
This American baseball player is currently 32 years old. He is under the team of Detroit Tigers. In the 2011 Major League Baseball, he was proclaimed to be the Most Valuable Player. He was once had a relationship with the famous supermodel, Kate Upton. His salary is $28 million.
2. Jon Lester
He is the pitcher of the baseball team Chicago Cubs. He is 31 years old, and American in nationality. Actually, he had been into a couple of baseball teams before. Last year, he played under Oakland Athletes. And a couple of years before, he played under Boston Red Sox. His salary rate now is $30 million.
1. Clayton Kershaw
This 31-year old baseball player has a salary rate of $30 million in the field of baseball. He is the pitcher of the baseball team Los Angeles Dodgers. He is also a left-handed one just like CC Sabathia. He is currently 27 years old.
These are the top 10 highest paid baseball players in 2015. Seeing them playing in the baseball field will surely mesmerize you.