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On the Side

Major League Baseball players wonder whether they have a beef with their pay.

A report last week showed the average annual salary for a big leaguer was about $4.4 million, and the increase in pay has averaged about 0.25 percent per year for the last four. That’s when the owners put a luxury tax in place to penalize higher-spending owners who were soaking up the talent. The tax is rolled back into other Major League Baseball team owners’ pockets.

Read the rest of On the Side in the May 14 Kossuth County Advance.

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