22 August 2013

Show Me the Data: MLB Past and Future Payrolls from Mr. Phil Roth

It's true I think baseball sucks to watch. But the economics of MLB payrolls are very interesting. Not sure why this is so, but here we are.

This was on Deadspin, but the direct link to Phil Roth's amazing blog post is as follows:

And the interactive itself:

Prepare to get sucked into the rabbit hole. It's fascinating. If ever you wondered how bad a contract was, now you can see it with your own two eyes. Albert Pujols! ARod! Barry Fucking Zito! The Entire Dodgers Roster!

Special bonus: Joey Votto??!?!? What the hell?


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