If we look at professional sports we can see the same disparity. Lets talk Americas pastime.....lets talk Baseball!
$1500 a month
$2150 a month
400k yr minimum to as much as 25 million/yr
30 teams with a total revenue of 7 billion dollars.
in revenue per team, of which 49% came from tickets (forbes.com)
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So...what did we just learn here? The average low level baseball player will need to work a second job to get by. Sound familiar? We also learned that the BigBoppers like Justin Verlander and Ryan Howard earn over 3,500 times what the little guys do. Where is the outrage!?! Where are the protest marches to increase the rookie minimum for these guys! Someone call Al Sharpton.....does Al Sharpton even like baseball?
The reason we don't hear anything from the struggling players is because these guys are doing what they love.
The reason we do not hear anything from the fans is just that....they are fans of these players making the big bucks and love paying big bucks to watch them work.
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