Professional athletes earn a king's ransom to play children's games. Even though they're just being paid what businessmen and agents determine as "market value" for their unique and suddenly expensive skills, the contracts they command are absurd. We weeded out a bunch of facts for you to read in horror and disgust—from the amount of money Lance Armstrong made through his lies, to the fact that MLB's minimum wage is 32 times larger than New York State's, and even news that Aaron Hernandez still stands to get paid from prison. Check out these 25 Facts About Pro Athlete's Salaries That'll Turn You Into a Hater.

*cues the soundtrack*

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