The New York Yankees
Alex Rodriguez. New York Yankees.
The New York Yankees paid Mark Teixeira 20,625,000 in 2010.
Mark Teixeira was paid $20,625,000 in 2010 by the New York Yankees.
Alex Rodriguez was paid $28 mil to play third base for the New York Yankees in the 2008 season
A better question would be who isn't the most overpaid on the New York Yankees, but the correct answer is Alex Rodriguez. Derek Jeter would have to be the second most paid because he is being offered a lot of commercial stuff. But A-Rod definitely gets paid a lot more than Jeter.
Catfish Hunter signed with the Yankees in 1975. At the time, Catfish became the highest paid pitcher in baseball.
Alex Rodriquez re-signed with the New York Yankees 10 years $275 million dollar contract.
In 1977 Reggie Jackson was in the first year of a five year contract with the New York Yankees that paid him an annual salary of $580,000.00
In 1951, New York Yankee rookie player Mickey Mantle was paid $7500. The salary would have been only $5,000, however, Yankee manager Casey Stengel, asked the Yankee owners to pay the $7500.