Long-retired MLB star Bonilla gets another big payday

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As Major League Baseball players prepare to start a coronavirus-shortened season after a battle over money, long-retired outfielder Bobby Bonilla is laughing all the way to the bank -- again. Bonilla was paid $1.19 million (1.05 euros) by the New York Mets on Wednesday, the latest installment on an incredible deal the Mets signed that will see them pay him a total of $29.8 million on an original debt of $5.9 million. It's why Mets fans have come to see July 1 as "Bobby Bonilla Day" as their club will pay him $1,193,248.20 on that day every year through 2035 -- when he will be 72 -- for a season in which Bonilla didn't even play for the team.

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