What Is Miguel Cabrera’s Net Worth?

BOSTON, MA - MAY 17:  Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers watches the flight of his home run against the Boston Red Sox in the third inning at Fenway Park on May 17, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.
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Despite entering the league in 2003, 38-year-old Miguel Cabrera is still being paid like he’s in his prime.

Miguel Cabrera Net Worth: $125 Million

Detroit fans howled in 2014 when the Tigers agreed to extend the first baseman’s contract through 2023 with two more optional years depending on his performance — despite still having two years left on his previous contract.

For a team struggling with payroll issues, a commitment of 10 years and $292 million to an aging star was a head-scratching decision. Predictably, the 11-time All-Star’s production dropped and his contract is now a burden to a franchise that is attempting to rebuild. A two-time MVP, Cabrera was one of the best hitters in the game in his prime, winning seven Silver Slugger Awards, four Batting Titles and the Triple Crown.

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Last updated: July 12, 2021

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Andrew Lisa has been writing professionally since 2001. An award-winning writer, Andrew was formerly one of the youngest nationally distributed columnists for the largest newspaper syndicate in the country, the Gannett News Service. He worked as the business section editor for amNewYork, the most widely distributed newspaper in Manhattan, and worked as a copy editor for TheStreet.com, a financial publication in the heart of Wall Street's investment community in New York City.

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