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I am about to make a statement that many people think is absurd. 

Major League Baseball players as a whole are underpaid.

Sure there are exceptions to this. Has Alex Rodriguez been delivering $25 million worth of production the last two seasons? You clearly can argue no. Will Albert Pujols be worth what the Angels pay him five years from now? I think we all agree that will be highly unlikely.

But the average salary for a player is $3.1 million. With so many top-heavy salaries skewing this number, it is probably reasonable to assume that the average player makes more along the lines of $2 million per year.

With that being said, the majority of baseball players aren’t compensated for the amount of revenue they generate.

Let us start this argument with making a point that we all can agree on. Professional baseball is a business just as much as Apple or WalMart. 

Sure, owners truly want to win championships. But believe what I’m about to say: they are MUCH more concerned with staying in the bl...

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