SPORTS CHART OF THE DAY: Cole Hamels Joins The List Of Largest Contracts In Baseball History

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The Philadelphia Phillies signed pitcher Cole Hamels to a 6-year, $144 million extension. That is just the 15th largest contract ever, but it is the second largest contract ever given to a pitcher. The New York Yankees gave CC Sabathia a 7-year, $161 million deal prior to the 2009 season.

Here’s a look at the largest deals in baseball history…

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