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SBD/10/The Back Of The Book
TOP 5 MOST RIDICULOUS CONTRACT CLAUSES SIGNED THIS WINTER
Published January 10, 1996
Peter Gammons' list of MLB's most unlikely incentive clauses ("SportsCenter," ESPN, 1/9): 5) Mark Davis, Marlins, $50,000 for winning the Cy Young Award. Gammons: "He hasn't won or saved a game in two years"; 4) Rob Deer, Padres, $50,000 for winning the Silver Slugger Award or for being World Series MVP. Gammons: "He hasn't played in the Majors in two years"; 3) Steve Scarsone, Giants, $50,000 for being the World Series MVP. Gammons: "Yes, that's THE Steve Scarsone"; 2) John Doherty, Tigers, $50,000 if he is Comeback Player of the Year. Gammons: "Comeback from what?"; 1) Jose Canseco, Red Sox, $550,000 if he plays 130 games in the field. Gammons: "Jose has played two games in the field since he auditioned for World Cup Soccer in June 1993" (ESPN, 1/9).