With an average salary of $4.4 million, we think they’ll get by.
While it’s called a collective bargaining agreement, it often comes with its fair share of disagreements.
The newest one is the daily meal money for Major League Baseball players being cut from $100.50 US to just $30 per day.
Do MLB players get paid for spring training?
Many players — in addition to facing the opposing teams — face the challenge of living on a low fixed salary that doesn’t include pay for spring training or offseason work. Players in the majors start at $545,000 per year this season, and pay goes up from there, thanks to the Major League Baseball Players Association.
Do MLB players pay for their hotel rooms?
Whenever possible during the regular and post-season, teams must pay for first-class jet air and hotel accommodations for any required travel. In addition, “each Player traveling with his Club on the road shall have private rooms from spring training through the post-season.”
Do MLB Players get free tickets?
Contrary to popular opinion, MLB players do not have free tickets to hand out for every game.
Do pro athletes get per diem?
In addition to larger guaranteed contracts than ever before, each and every player within the league is also enjoying the largest per diem of any of the four major sports in the United States when they go on the road. #NBA players will receive a per diem of $129 for each day on the road in 2017-18 season.