Deferred Compensation & Savings - Bobby Bonilla

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the crazy financial situation of Alyssa Milano, the actress who has apparently lost all of the millions she made on TV and is in a lawsuit with her former accountant. 374 more words

Early Retirement

Fun Cards: 1988 Topps All-Star Bobby Bonilla

Mike Schmidt started seven All-Star games from 1981-1989; Graig Nettles started in 1985, and Bobby Bonilla in 1988. Topps featured Tim Wallach at third base in the 1988 All-Star subset, but the Expos’ third baseman did not appear in the 1988 game. 28 more words


Off Track: July 1 was Bobby Bonilla Day

From the ESPN website

Seventeen years ago, the New York Mets agreed to defer what they owed their fading slugger Bobby Bonilla.

Mets equated $5.9 million they owed Bonilla in 2000 to $1.1 million per year from 2011 to 2035 at 8% annual interest rate. 38 more words

Off Track

Bobby Bonilla day!

As I write this, there are about 33 minutes left of what ESPN is calling “Bobby Bonilla Day”.  Bobby Bonilla was a promising, talented but disappointing player for the New York Mets.   104 more words

Bobby Bonilla

Dick Perez  Oil on canvas  20th Century

Happy Bobby Bonilla Day!  Today we celebrate former Cardinal great Bobby Bonilla.  Probably more accurately, we acknowledge his agent, Dennis Gilbert. 741 more words


Bobby Bonilla got paid $1.2 million by the Mets today, which will continue until 2035

17 years ago, the New York Mets made what is one of the most bizarre deals in sports history.

On Saturday — and on every July 1 until 2035 — the Mets paid out $1.2 million dollars to Bobby Bonilla as part of the agreement between the two parties when the Mets deferred payment on the $5.9 million remaining on the deal. 111 more words