Breaking Down Bobby Bonilla Day | FiveThirtyEight | ESPN Archives

  • Опубликовано: 01 июля 2017
  • Every July 1st from 2011-2035 is known as Bobby Bonilla Day, the day the New York Mets pay their former outfielder, whose last game as a Met was in the fall of 1999, an annual salary of $1,193,248.20.

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Комментарии • 416

  • Mr. Barlow
    Mr. Barlow  6 дней назад

    Bonilla is an arrogant P.O.S.

    • carlos font
      carlos font  7 дней назад


      • Carl Boatmen
        Carl Boatmen  1 недель назад

        Baseball sucks

        • Adam Felker
          Adam Felker  1 недель назад

          He has the best job ever

          • Stiltmans Stilt
            Stiltmans Stilt  2 недель назад

            Bobby Bo was a scumbag . Maybe he's not any more, but that dude was a piece of shit thru his playing career . I guess karmas not a bitch after all?$

            • psteig3
              psteig3  2 недель назад

              At 3:03 they show him hitting a ball which seems to be to deep left field but the audio and video are of a right field home run....

              • 12YearLagavulin
                12YearLagavulin  2 недель назад

                Honestly, I don't know why more players in every pro sports league don't do this.

                • j murph
                  j murph  2 недель назад

                  The actual contract should be hung up in Cooperstown.

                  • Alex Lee
                    Alex Lee  2 недель назад

                    Lebron will be next

                    • Felipe Sampaio
                      Felipe Sampaio  3 недель назад

                      Goooood evening sweeet world!!!

                      • big l
                        big l  3 недель назад

                        Darren Rovell sucksssss

                        • Joseph Telegen
                          Joseph Telegen  3 недель назад

                          Responding to the "All's Well That Ends Well" conclusion and admitting that the video doesn't *quite* say the Mets did the right thing...

                          So...Mike Hampton was the NLCS MVP on a World Series team that made it *despite having to pay Bonilla in absentia at the time* and then Hampton's departure resulted in a draft pick that happened to net the Mets a star player and that...makes us unqualified to rightly conclude that Bonilla's signing was a terrible deal?

                          *Logic crickets chirping: This is why 538 and ESPN shouldn't have nice things.*

                          Couldn't the Mets have just *not signed* Bonilla, still signed Hampton (and, you know, someone who didn't suck), and then not have to pay Bonilla millions of dollars until he's got an AARP card?

                          • Hudson Haverford
                            Hudson Haverford  3 недель назад

                            Has anyone ever noticed that Bobby looks somewhat and sounds just like the male porn-star Lexinton Steel? Its gotta be him...

                            • john gonzalez
                              john gonzalez  4 недель назад

                              Que bueno es vivir así, comiendo sin trabajar!!!

                              • Vincent cautillo
                                Vincent cautillo  4 недель назад

                                Ah the lovable loser Mets. Lol. Minus lovable What can you say about a team that could ruin the talents of Gooden Strawberry and Mazzilli to name a few.

                                • One 7 Decimal 2 Eight
                                  One 7 Decimal 2 Eight  4 недель назад

                                  this is why all sports should be like football. where you can get cut at anytime.

                                  • Turboed Pigeon
                                    Turboed Pigeon  4 недель назад

                                    Only the Mets can pay a player that hasn't been on the active roster for 20+ years. A mil to boot. And when he was playing for them, he wasn't even worth the mil, let alone 10K in 1990's money.

                                    • John Salvi
                                      John Salvi  4 недель назад

                                      I miss Shea Stadium

                                      • Steve C
                                        Steve C  1 месяцев назад

                                        Laugh Bobby but you’ll always be a douche

                                        • Richard Manley
                                          Richard Manley  1 месяцев назад

                                          Still not the best "get paid for doing nothing" story in sports history. Check out the Spirits of St. Louis.

                                          • NJGuy1973
                                            NJGuy1973  4 недель назад

                                            The Silna brothers story should be taught in business schools.

                                            BTW, they lost $24 million to that scam artist as well.

                                        • Musa Shimi Yamoto
                                          Musa Shimi Yamoto  1 месяцев назад

                                          Wow the Mets suck on so many levels

                                          • 2175Martin
                                            2175Martin  1 месяцев назад

                                            Bonilla was one the biggest douchebags in baseball

                                            • Jermiah 77
                                              Jermiah 77  1 месяцев назад

                                              2175Martin ur a douchebag too

                                          • Nehemiah Howard
                                            Nehemiah Howard  1 месяцев назад

                                            The ultimate finnesse

                                            • Russell Francis
                                              Russell Francis  1 месяцев назад

                                              So the juice is still running on his money?

                                              • Dell Sam
                                                Dell Sam  1 месяцев назад

                                                Finesse GOAT

                                                • Antwoine Anderson
                                                  Antwoine Anderson  1 месяцев назад


                                                  • Eduardo Zanabria
                                                    Eduardo Zanabria  1 месяцев назад

                                                    Good Evening Sweet World!!

                                                    • Jarrod Castillo
                                                      Jarrod Castillo  1 месяцев назад

                                                      At 8:50, I thought I left a tab open that played The Starters lol

                                                      • Black Heart
                                                        Black Heart  1 месяцев назад

                                                        My jaw dropped when they said Manny Ramirez is owed $37M in differ payments thru 2027

                                                        • Chris Spearline
                                                          Chris Spearline  2 месяцев назад

                                                          When he was with the Pirates he was better than Bonds

                                                          • Corey H
                                                            Corey H  2 месяцев назад

                                                            People are just mad that Bobby finessed supposedly smart rich white people

                                                            • Keko Jones
                                                              Keko Jones  2 месяцев назад

                                                              Why aren't fans mad at the Mets instead of this guy? If people are expecting this guy to feel bad and give back his money, then they're straight idiots. The Mets made the stupid deals. I am glad that he had the last laugh, And if his deal hurt your feelings, then i am glad for that too.

                                                              • Brooklyn Joe
                                                                Brooklyn Joe  2 месяцев назад

                                                                Unreal...but i got to hand it to that bastard...It was a good business decision for him

                                                                • Jermiah 77
                                                                  Jermiah 77  1 месяцев назад

                                                                  Brooklyn Joe ur a bastard

                                                              • Vincent Sgroi
                                                                Vincent Sgroi  2 месяцев назад

                                                                And that’s on top of his pension from MLB.

                                                                • Konformation07
                                                                  Konformation07  2 месяцев назад

                                                                  Bobby and his financial team are Gods among men.

                                                                  • The Coronet Shop
                                                                    The Coronet Shop  2 месяцев назад

                                                                    Why on my birthday!!!!!! Thanks a lot Mets

                                                                    • Draped Up& Dripped
                                                                      Draped Up& Dripped  2 месяцев назад

                                                                      25mil is nothing in today’s MLB Market.

                                                                      Good for Bobby, he even went on to win a ring too. Underrated career right there and all because of being the highest paid player @ 1x and for a short time but he was expected to do what Bonds ended up doing or something and because of that his really very good career goes lil unappreciated and/or underrated.

                                                                      • Johnny Gleason
                                                                        Johnny Gleason  2 месяцев назад

                                                                        :50 I think everyone says they can wait. Who actually could? Damn his face looks like I got em. 😀. Boss.

                                                                        • Shahin Bahadori
                                                                          Shahin Bahadori  2 месяцев назад

                                                                          Would he get a ring if the Mets win the WS?:)

                                                                          • jordan kendall
                                                                            jordan kendall  2 месяцев назад

                                                                            Shahin Bahadori idk, but he could probably buy one

                                                                        • Marc Rover
                                                                          Marc Rover  2 месяцев назад

                                                                          Bonilla seems like an egotistical, pompous, arrogant, jack-ass. People who have a presence like that will ALWAYS tear apart a team, it's just standard social interaction.

                                                                        • Edward Fisher
                                                                          Edward Fisher  2 месяцев назад

                                                                          Keep Getting them checks Bobby Bo💯✊

                                                                          • Dr. Bombay
                                                                            Dr. Bombay  2 месяцев назад

                                                                            Two words for Bonilla... Punk Bitch...

                                                                            • windowsthe95fan2017
                                                                              windowsthe95fan2017  2 месяцев назад

                                                                              At least it's longer than Harper's contract

                                                                              • Man Boy
                                                                                Man Boy  2 месяцев назад

                                                                                Hope they fired everyone involved with that deal worst deal is sports history

                                                                                • Jay Remey
                                                                                  Jay Remey  2 месяцев назад

                                                                                  Imagine getting a check in the mail for a million dollars every single year

                                                                                  • Justin Sullivan
                                                                                    Justin Sullivan  2 месяцев назад

                                                                                    Bro.. that’s the dream for my lazy ass lmao.

                                                                                    • Khellendros the Blue
                                                                                      Khellendros the Blue  2 месяцев назад

                                                                                      remember when Bobby Bonilla filed for unemployment with the state of Pennsylvania during the player union strike

                                                                                      • Kevin M
                                                                                        Kevin M  2 месяцев назад

                                                                                        The Mets were retarded af 🤣😂 I would've payed him the 3 mil and get rid of him completely but the Mets want to pay him more money for the span of 24 years 😭🤣😂 but Bonilla smart af for deciding to take that option he's getting some free money for no reason only because he sucked really bad in 1999 🤣😂 I wanna meet this guy and shake his hand 🤣

                                                                                        • Tribond Kuba
                                                                                          Tribond Kuba  4 недель назад

                                                                                          +NJGuy1973 it shows how retarded the Wilpons are

                                                                                        • NJGuy1973
                                                                                          NJGuy1973  4 недель назад

                                                                                          Fred Wilpon thought, "I'll pay Bonilla at 8% interest, because I know a guy who's investing my money and getting me 20% return! I'll come out ahead!"

                                                                                          I don't need to explain the rest.

                                                                                        • Tribond Kuba
                                                                                          Tribond Kuba  2 месяцев назад

                                                                                          Mets are dumb