Who was the best baseball shortstop ever

MLB: The Most Expensive Contracts Ever - Baseball Salaries: Nothing works below 160 million

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PLACE 23 - Manny Ramirez: Manny being Manny - the Boston Red Sox thought it was so good at the time that they gave the Slugger an eight-year deal for 160 million dollars in 2001

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PLACE 23 - Matt Kemp: Also at the Manny rate, the Los Angeles Dodgers gave Matt Kemp an eight-year deal for 160 million dollars in 2012. The outfielder is now playing in San Diego

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PLACE 21 - Chris Davis: In 2016, the Baltimore Orioles nailed it and gave their power hitter Chris Davis a contract worth $ 161 million - for "only" seven years

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21st place - C.C. Sabathia: Not just financially a heavyweight: The big left-hander signed a seven-year deal with the Yankees for $ 161 million in 2009 - and promptly won the World Series

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20TH PLACE - Buster Posey: The face of the San Francisco Giants has already won the World Series three times. And he's had a nine-year deal and $ 167 million in his pocket since 2014

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PLACE 18 - Stephen Strasburg: The newest member of the Steinreich Club is Stephen Strasburg. The Washington Nationals right-handed player signed a seven-year contract for $ 175 million

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PLACE 18 - Felix Hernandez: "King" Felix Hernandez is also under contract with the Seattle Mariners for seven years and 175 million dollars. Until 2019

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16TH PLACE - Justin Verlander: In 2013, the seven-year $ 180 million deal the Detroit Tigers negotiated with Justin Verlander was the biggest deal ever for a pitcher

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16TH PLACE - Mark Teixeira: Mark Teixeira, First Baseman of the Yankees, has also been entitled to a total of 180 million dollars since 2009 - but for eight years. Countless Tex messages can be sent with it!

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14TH PLACE - Jason Heyward: Jason Heyward has been playing for the Chicago Cubs since the 2016 season. They made him an irresistible offer: eight years, $ 184 million

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14TH PLACE - Joe Mauer: Joe Mauer is the face of the Minnesota Twins, comes from the state and is royally rewarded for staying at home: eight years and 184 million in 2011

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PLACE 13 - Derek Jeter: The "Captain" signed a ten-year contract with the Yankees in 2001 for $ 189 million. It paid off for both sides: In his career, Jeter won the World Series five times

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PLACE 12 - Zack Greinke: Now it's time to get down to business! Greinke has played for the Arizona Diamondbacks since 2016. In return, the Snakes jumped 206 million over six years. Nobody has managed 34.4 million a year

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11TH PLACE - Max Scherzer: Scherzer once began his career in Arizona. He ended up in Washington via Detroit. The Nationals have been paying him an impressive $ 210 million over seven years since 2015

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10TH PLACE - Prince Fielder: Prince Fielder has meanwhile said goodbye to Texas, but the Detroit Tigers paid around 214 million dollars for nine years in 2012

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9TH PLACE - Clayton Kershaw: For many, the best pitcher in baseball. As a result, the Los Angeles Dodgers tied their Ace for another seven years and $ 215 million in 2014

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8TH PLACE - David Price: Left-handed David Price signed with the Boston Red Sox in 2016 for seven years, but a proud $ 217 million. He previously played for Tampa Bay, Detroit and Toronto

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7TH PLACE - Joey Votto: The Canadian is the big star of the Cincinnati Reds. For the first baseman, the Ohio team jumped ten more years and $ 225 million in 2015

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PLACE 5 - Albert Pujols: After a Hall of Fame-worthy career over ten years in St. Louis, the First Baseman moved to the Los Angeles of Anaheim in 2012. Cost point: 240 million notes over ten years

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PLACE 5 - Robinson Cano: After becoming a star with the New York Yankees, Robinson Cano moved to the Seattle Mariners. They have paid the second baseman 240 million for ten years since 2014

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4th place: Miguel Cabrera's career began with the Florida Marlins, with whom he promptly won the World Series in 2003. With the Tigers, who pay him 248 million for eight years, he won the Triple Crown in 2012

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PLACE 3 - Alex Rodriguez: The best shortstop ever? Alex Rodriguez! During his time with the Texas Rangers. There he signed in 2001 for ten years and - then - an incredible $ 252 million

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PLACE 2 - Alex Rodriguez: A-Rod got out of said deal in 2007, back then already in the Yankees' pinstripes. In 2008 he signed the next record deal for 275 million until 2017

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PLACE 1 - Giancarlo Stanton: Only one person has surpassed A-Rod's second deal so far: Giancarlo Stanton, the mega power hitter of the Miami Marlins. He signed in 2015 for 13 years and a whopping $ 325 million!

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And where is the journey going? The next record is likely to be set by Bryce Harper. The 23-year-old from the Nationals is the new superstar, his rookie contract is expiring. 400 million? Half a billion? Everything seems possible ...