17. Max Scherzer – Washington Nationals, Major League Baseball:
Scherzer signed a strange seven-year contract with the Washington Nationals in January 2015 that paid him $210,000,000 total. It pays him $30,000,000 a season and $185,185.19 a game and also includes a $50 million signing bonus over 14 years.
Scherzer threw two no-hitters in 2015 and won his second and third Cy Young awards in 2016 and 2017, respectively. This was a good deal.