Bobby Bonilla's Mets contract sold at auction for $180,000

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Sunday, August 7, 2022
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FLUSHING, Queens (WABC) -- It may be the most infamous contract in all of sports - and now Bobby Bonilla's deal with the Mets has been sold at an auction for $180,000.

The Mets pay Bobby Bonilla nearly $1.2 million every July 1 through 2035.

Now, the person who bought the contract will also get a signed baseball and bat. They will also get to spend a day with Bonilla, including going to a game and watching batting practice at Citi Field.

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