The Strangest Contract Clauses in Baseball History

By Ally Williams

On top of their multi-million dollar contracts, players have requested everything from country club memberships to heavy farm equipment and horse riding lessons

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The MLB's winter meetings are in full effect.

Many hear about the numbers and length of an individual's contract, but what about the perks and incentives that go along with the paycheck? Many teams will do just about whatever they possibly can to snag a talented player. Sometimes it gets incredibly unnecessary and out of hand.

Whether it's something for your wife, food or a tractor, these are the dumbest contract clauses in MLB ever.

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http://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2011/12/the-strangest-contract-clauses-in-baseball-history/249989/