Folks. The man catches a ball, and hits a ball with a stick. $25,000,000.00 a year? To hit a ball with a stick?
He's a commodity.
But I can tell you back when I lived in Boston and he was MVP of the 2004 World Series, their first in 86 years, that city (and I) rejoiced like you will never see from another sports victory. It's worth something, even though in the grand scheme of things it's unjust.