Oct 23 2010

Top 10 New York Yankees Contracts

Category: Best List | Best of | top 10 lists | triviaThe List Ninja @ 20:01

Do you believe that the New York Yankees attempt to buy World Series victories?  Many believe they would win more if they some of the best MLB pitchers in the league.  So next year when you are visiting one of the best Major League baseball parks in New York, think about how much some of the guys on the field are making with this list of the top New York Yankees contracts:

1.     Alex Rodriguez - $275 Million (10 years)

2.     Mark Teixeira - $180 Million (8 years)

3.     CC Sabathia - $161 Million (7 years)

4.     Jason Giambi - $120 Million (7 years)

5.     Mike Mussina - $88.5 Million (6 years)

6.     A.J. Burnett - $82.5 Million (5 years)

7.     Johnny Damon - $52 Million (4 years)

8.     Mariano Rivera $45 Million (3 years)

9.     Carl Pavano - $40 Million (4 years)

10.   Gary Sheffield - $36 Million (3 years)

Which of these players in the Top 10 contracts was the best deal?

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Oct 7 2010

Top 10 Interesting Land Owners in the USA

Category: Best List | facts | top 10 listsThe List Ninja @ 05:29

Many of spend several hundred grand or more for a house on less than an acre.  Here is a list of the top 10  of the Top 100 largest land owners in the USA.  Some have over a million acres of land.  Some of the land is used for a future space port and some even own an entire island in Hawaii. Where would like to have 100,000+ acres?  Here is the list of the Top 10 of the Top 100 land owners in the USA:

1.       Ted Turner -Started Turner Broadcasting - Over 2 Million acres

2.       John Malone (5th) – Large ranch in New Mexico – 1.2 Million acres

3.       Pingree Family (8th) – Conservationists in Maine – 830,000 acres

4.       Jeff Bezos (27th) – Founder of Amazon, building space port – 290,00 acres

5.       Louis Moore Bacon (40th) – Hedge fund manager – 202,000 acres

6.       Bass Family (64th) – Oil & Land – 150,000 acres

7.       Tom Siebel (72nd) – Founder of Siebel Systems – 135,000 acres

8.       Drummond Family (79th) – Oklahoma cattle rancher – 119,000 acres

9.       Scharbauer Family (82nd) – Oil in West Texas – 113,532 acres

10.   Robinson Family (88th) – Wouldn’t you like to own a Hawaiian island? – 103,000 acres

The majority of us live on just 3% of the land in the USA.  Where would you like to own land?

 

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