We all know the basic details of Johnny Damon’s contract with the Detroit Tigers. Basically, $8 million for one year.
Buster Olney reported today, however, there are numerous hidden perks within the contract. According to Olney, here are some of the incentives that permeate Damon’s contract:
- If League MVP: $500,000 (200k for 2nd-5th, 100k for 6th-10th)
- If the Tigers win LCS and Damon is the MVP: $150,000
- If the Tigers win the WS and Damon is the MVP: $200,000
- If he is voted an All-Star: $100,000
- If he is selected as an All-Star: $50,000
- If he wins a gold glove: $100,000
- He will receive a Suite for every road game
The costs of being a contender, huh?