A year after home runs clanged around empty grandstands during a season barely a third of the normal length, ballparks are filled with fans—and stars’ wallets are filled with cash. The 10 highest-earning baseball players will make $357 million
this season. That’s up 135% from a Covid-shortened 2020
season, when salaries were prorated, and up 13% from the
162-game 2019 season.