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Daniel Roberts
May 20, 2013
SI'S 10TH ANNUAL LIST OF THE MOST HIGHLY COMPENSATED ATHLETES IN THE U.S IS HEADLINED BY A BOXER BUT DOMINATED BY BASEBALL PLAYERS, WHO OCCUPY EXACTLY HALF THE SPOTS
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May 20, 2013

Fortunate 50

SI'S 10TH ANNUAL LIST OF THE MOST HIGHLY COMPENSATED ATHLETES IN THE U.S IS HEADLINED BY A BOXER BUT DOMINATED BY BASEBALL PLAYERS, WHO OCCUPY EXACTLY HALF THE SPOTS

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SALARY/WINNINGS: $23,000,000

ENDORSEMENTS: $1,000,000

TOTAL: $24,000,000

Another high-earning Yankees veteran whose contract (through 2016, with an option for '17) is only going to get larger each year, Sabathia, 32, has an impressive stable of deals with Nike, Jordan Brand, Pepsi, Topps and Sony.

23 PRINCE FIELDER Tigers first baseman

SALARY/WINNINGS: $23,000,000

ENDORSEMENTS: $500,000

TOTAL: $23,500,000

Super-agent Scott Boras helped Fielder get a nine-year, $214 million deal from Detroit in 2012. You'd think his popularity and swagger would have earned the 29-year-old slugger more endorsement love, but for now he has only small deals with companies such as Topps and Chevy.

24 AMAR'E STOUDEMIRE Knicks forward

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