10 Mind-Blowing Facts About Miguel Cabrera’s New Contract Extension

10 Mind-Blowing Facts About Miguel Cabrera's Contract

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As we all know by now, Miguel Cabrera signed a contract extension with the Detroit Tigers on Thursday afternoon that will likely keep him in Detroit for the remainder of his career and make him never worry about money again. While his 0 million contract is hefty, it's just the start of a serious trend in professional sports -- or at least MLB.

Let's take a look at 10 crazy statistics about Cabrera's contract that will blow your mind.

10. He Could Give Michigan Citizens Some Cash

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10. He Could Give Michigan Citizens Some Cash

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According to For the Win, there are about 9.3 million people who live in Michigan and Cabrera could give every citizen and still have about 0 million left over. Why not help out Michigan a bit, Miguel?

9. Buying His Own Jersey

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9. Buying His Own Jersey

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Amazon.com posted a stat on Twitter after the contract extension news became official. He could essentially buy 10 million of his own jersey shirts on their site with his new contract money. Jersey shirts for everyone.

8. He Could Buy a Lot of Pizza

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8. He Could Buy a Lot of Pizza

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Tigers' owner Mike Ilitch is the mastermind behind some of these crazy-large contracts. He wants to win a title now, it seems. As the founder of America's favorite pizza place, Little Caesar's, he surely has the cash to pay the slugger. Cabrera could repay him and buy about 60 million of his owner's pizzas. It's for a good cause.

7. Making Other Contract Look Silly (Barry Bonds, Larry Walker)

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7. Making Other Contract Look Silly (Barry Bonds, Larry Walker)

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Cabrera's record contract is worth more than both Larry Walker and Barry Bonds made combined for their entire careers. That's a lot of cash for a guy who has yet to reach the 500 home run mark.

6. Money Per Square Mile of Michigan

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6. Money Per Square Mile of Michigan

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For every square mile of Michigan, Cabrera makes a little over ,000. That is a lot of area to cover, and even more money to pay.

5. Lots of Lamborghinis

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5. Lots of Lamborghinis

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Lamborghinis are a very expensive car -- about 7,500 on average. Have you ever wondered how many Lambos a 0 million contract can buy? Well, even if you don't care, the answer is about 754. That's about one for every player on each 25-man roster in MLB.

4. Making President Obama Look Silly

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4. Making President Obama Look Silly

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The President of the United States, Barack Obama, makes about 0,000 per year. In one year of salary, Cabrera will make about 75 times what Obama makes in a year. Money well spent, right?

3. Buying Detroit

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3. Buying Detroit

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Miguel Cabrera could buy a ridiculous 25,000 apartments that are around 1,000-square feet in size. Why not buy the entire city?

2. Making More Than Median Michigan Household

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2. Making More Than Median Michigan Household

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The median annual household income is about ,471 for the citizens of Michigan. Per at-bat, Cabrera will make more than the median household income at about ,423.

1. Making Double What the Average Detroit Household Makes

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1. Making Double What the Average Detroit Household Makes

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Just like the previous statistic, this one is pretty ridiculous. Cabrera will make about double what the median annual household income is in the city of Detroit per at-bat -- ,955. Just crazy.

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