Thursday, August 11, 2011

Answering The Burning Questions Of A Curious Nation

The Union Association pays its umpires the magnificent sum of $40 a month and expenses.
-Cleveland Herald, March 30, 1884

For those who were wondering how much UA umpires got paid, there you go. Forty dollars in 1884 is approximately $920 today. That sounds like good money to me.

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