The Angels paid Josh Hamilton $911.57 per minute per game. See how your salary compares to his, Mike Trout’s and other Angels

How much did the Angels pay each player to close the 2015 season without making the playoffs? Choose an Angels player below to compare his salary to everyday events and your own salary.

Calculations are made as if athletes were paid for each minute of all 162 games, whether they played or not, based on an average game length of 2 hours 52 minutes. Hamilton’s pre-trade salary was used for our math. His pay was renegotiated to an unknown amount when he was traded
For the 2015 baseball season, the Angels paid

Josh Hamilton

 $

25,400,000

. That’s $

911.57

per minute for every game, whether he played or not.
If your annual salary is , it took

Hamilton

54 minutes and 52 seconds

to make what you earn for a full year of 40-hour work weeks.

Hamilton

made $

6,379.80

every time you took a seven-minute bathroom break at the ballpark. Seven minutes of your time is worth $

2.80

In the 10 minutes Joey Chestnut took to eat 69 hot dogs and buns,

Hamilton

brought in $

9,114.00

. If you worked during the chowdown, you made $

4.01

.
When you took 28 seconds to post a 140-character tweet about the Angels’ losing streak,

Hamilton

earned $

425.32

and you made $

0.19

.
When you stood in line for 88 minutes at the Fullerton DMV,

Hamilton

was paid $

80,203.20

. Your time during that visit was worth $

35.26

.
If you parked one mile from Angel Stadium,

Hamilton

‘s bank account grew by $

17,316.60

while you walked to the game. Your time was worth $

7.61

.
When Mike Trout sprinted to first base in 3.53 seconds in a win against Minnesota,

Hamilton

was paid $

53.62

. Your time was worth $

0.02

.
If

Hamilton

sprinted around the bases in 13.3 seconds, the same time record-holding Evar Swanson did during a contest in 1929, he would have been paid $

202.03

and your time was worth $

0.09

.
How much did

Hamilton

make while you munched on baseball’s traditional snack, peanuts? That depends on how fast you can eat.

Hamilton

was paid $

899.25

in 59.2 seconds, the amount of time it took Chris Ambrose to set a world record for eating 100 peanuts in 1973. At your payrate, you pull in $

0.40

every minute you’re on the job.

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