Bobby Bonilla and the true story behind baseball’s most notorious contract | Curio

Bobby Bonilla and the true story behind baseball’s most notorious contract

15 mins | Mar 23, 2021

One of sport’s most successful blunders. The 'perfect deal' gained immortality as the New York Mets’ greatest slip-up. Bobby Bonilla’s multi-million dollar signing was an arrangement that helped the team get to the World Series in 1991. So why did it infuriate so many fans? Devin Gordon explores why even 30 years later, a signing that should have guaranteed complete joy from supporters, is now celebrated as a notorious holiday.

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From Bloomberg Businessweek