Los Angeles- Mike Trout, arguably the best player in baseball is now, unarguably the highest paid professional athlete of all time after the Los Angeles Angels sign him for a whopping $430 million.
The star center fielder’s contract was extended extended his contract for another 12 years, giving him an average annual salary of nearly $36 million. Trout, has played in a total of 1,065 games with 240 home runs, 648 RBI’s and 189 stolen bases
With his contract set to expire at the conclusion of the 2020 season, the Angels couldn’t take the chance of losing a generational talent. As noted by NBC Sports, Mike Trout’s contract is equal to or worth more than eight NHL franchises.