20 Richest Baseball Players Of All Time

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America’s pastime exemplifies many of the U.S.’s values, including capitalism. And you are about to find out why.

The only major American sport without a salary cap, baseball teams can spend as much money as they want to build a winner. As a result, the salaries of baseball players from their contracts can be astronomical if players have long careers– giving them grand slam bank accounts.

You have to see these players and their current net worth.

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees celebrates after a game winning RBI hit in the ninth inning against the Baltimore Orioles

(Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Ready to be shocked? View our slideshow of the richest baseball players of all time!