SI Vault
 
Fortunate 50
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
Decrease font Decrease font
Enlarge font Enlarge font
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

View CoverRead All Articles
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26

SALARY/WINNINGS: $19,950,000

ENDORSEMENTS: $3,500,000

TOTAL: $23,450,000

The six-time All Star makes slightly more in salary than his teammate Anthony (No. 20) but the 30-year-old Stoudemire doesn't have the same brand power; his endorsement deals include Nike, Sheets energy strips, Scholastic and Zico coconut water.

25 RYAN HOWARD Phillies first baseman

SALARY/WINNINGS: $20,000,000

ENDORSEMENTS: $3,200,000

TOTAL: $23,200,000

The 33-year-old slugger continues to be a marketable face: He has deals with Under Armour, Rawlings, Subway and ABC television. You may also have seen him playing a dopey version of himself ("professional baseball player Ryan Howard") on The Office.

26 TIM LINCECUM Giants pitcher

Continue Story
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26