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THE BONDS MARKET
Peter King
December 14, 1992
You can't help but notice some of the salary discrepancies that exist between NFL players and their baseball brethren. Baseball's best all-around player is probably outfielder Barry Bonds, the two-time National League MVP who last Saturday was offered a record six-year, $43 million contract by the San Francisco Giants. On the other hand, football's best all-around weapon is thought to be Buffalo running back Thurman Thomas, the 1991 NFL MVP, whose base salary this season was $1,250,000.
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December 14, 1992

The Bonds Market

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You can't help but notice some of the salary discrepancies that exist between NFL players and their baseball brethren. Baseball's best all-around player is probably outfielder Barry Bonds, the two-time National League MVP who last Saturday was offered a record six-year, $43 million contract by the San Francisco Giants. On the other hand, football's best all-around weapon is thought to be Buffalo running back Thurman Thomas, the 1991 NFL MVP, whose base salary this season was $1,250,000.

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